Agassiz – On Tuesday afternoon ( January 5, 2021) Agassiz RCMP responded to a report of a man in medical distress in the 8200-block of Charles Drive. Although assured at the door of everyone’s wellbeing, officers persisted entering the residence where police located an unconscious 51-year-old man.
Alert officers immediately assessed and recognized the individual’s medical ailment before administering naloxone hydrochloride spray to the man who regained consciousness. Police continued to administer first aid to the victim until BC Ambulance arrived and transported the person to hospital.
Alert officers providing immediate first aid are responsible for saving this person’s life, says Corporal Mike Rail spokesperson for the UFVRD.