Altercation takes place outside Salmon Arm grocery store

Witnesses at the scene reported multiple people involved in some type of fight and more than one person was taken away in handcuffs.

  • Jul. 8, 2016 7:00 a.m.
Salmon Arm RCMP officers talk on their radios outside the Downtown Askew's after an altercation took place on Friday, July 8 at noon.

Salmon Arm RCMP officers talk on their radios outside the Downtown Askew's after an altercation took place on Friday, July 8 at noon.

Police were called Friday afternoon to what appears to be an assault at the bus stop outside the downtown Askew’s Foods.

It is not known exactly what transpired but witnesses at the scene reported multiple people involved in some type of fight and more than one person was taken away in handcuffs.

A BC Transit bus was stopped in between the three police cars on scene at approximately 12:30 p.m. July 8.

The Observer is awaiting word from the RCMP as to what transpired.

Salmon Arm Observer