Standoff ends peacefully in Labrador following domestic dispute

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HOPEDALE, N.L. - Police in Labrador say they have arrested a 28-year-old man after a six-hour standoff ended peacefully today following a domestic dispute.

The RCMP say they responded to a complaint just before midnight on Thursday after a 24-year-old woman fled from a home.

The Mounties say the woman had been assaulted and was taken to a local medical clinic for treatment before she was airlifted to a hospital in Happy Valley-Goose Bay in serious but stable condition.

The man, who had a firearm, refused to leave the house.

Police say he was intoxicated.

Police say the man, who has not been named, is facing charges of aggravated assault, pointing a firearm, uttering threats and breach of court orders.

Organizations: RCMP

Geographic location: Labrador, Happy Valley, Goose Bay

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