Victoria Police and the negotiation team are attempting to arrest a man for breaching probation at Carroll Street and Burnside Road East on Dec. 5. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

UPDATE: Man taken into custody after hours-long standoff in Victoria

Carroll Street closed to traffic on Dec. 5 during an hours-long arrest attempt

After hours of police presence, VicPD took a man into custody shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Burnside Road and Carroll Street area of Victoria.

Police were called to the 3100-block of Carroll around 9:15 a.m. on Dec. 5 for a man who breached probation.

“Safety is paramount,” Const. Matt Rutherford, VicPD spokesperson, said of their efforts to peacefully arrest the man. Officers and negotiators were on the scene after man breaching probation refused to leave an apartment.

The incident remains under investigation.



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Police vehicles are blocking traffic at Burnside Road East and Carroll Street during a negotiation on Dec. 5. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Victoria Police and the negotiation team are attempting to arrest a man for breaching probation at Carroll Street and Burnside Road East on Dec. 5. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

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