Sunday Afternoon Take Down Update

Update Monday morning:

RCMP have now clarified what happened.

Cst. Kelly Brett says it was  reported as a road rage incident where an alleged firearm was pointed at another vehicle. A high risk vehicle stop was conducted, however through further investigation the allegation was proven false and driver was allowed to proceed. 

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No official word from Vernon RCMP after an incident on one of the city's busiest streets at around 1:30 pm Sunday afternoon.

A car was pulled over in the westbound lanes of 25th Avenue, in front of Fruit Union Plaza.

The vehicle was surrounded by police cars.  One witness says a person was handcuffed by police at gunpoint.