News Brief Lockdown Lifted at Cariboo Memorial Hospital SHARE ON: Cole Kelly, staff Wednesday, Mar. 13th, 2019 Cariboo Memorial Hospital | Photo from Google Maps Story by Rebecca Dyok, MyCaribooNow.com A lockdown was quickly lifted this afternoon (Wednesday) at Cariboo Memorial Hospital in Williams Lake after reports of a man inside, armed with a knife, were determined to be false. North District RCMP media relations Corporal, Madonna Saunderson said a lockdown was initiated at around 2:08 pm. “Frontline responders from Williams Lake immediately attended the hospital to conduct a search and located an adult male outside of the hospital,” she said. “The male attempted to flee from the police and after a short foot chase the 26-year-old Williams Lake man was arrested.” Through the investigation, Saunderson said it was determined the man did not have a knife as originally reported. “However his behaviour was medically related and not criminal in nature.” No one was injured.