A man wanted by local police has been taken into custody.

On May 11, RCMP responded to a report of an assault in progress near the Barrhead hospital.
 
The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle, but was arrested a short time later at a residence in Barrhead.
 
34-year-old Curtis Powder of Barrhead is facing three charges, including possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and breach of probation.
 
Police determined that the suspect was also wanted on a warrant from Fort Saskatchewan RCMP for being unlawfully at large.
 
Powder appeared in court earlier today (May 16).

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