A man from New Brunswick has been handed a three month jail sentence in relation to a high risk incident in north Lethbridge earlier this month.

On August 6th, Lethbridge Police responded to the Highland Park Townhomes along 20th Street North where a man had barricaded himself inside one of the units.

30 year old Harold Wilkins pleaded guilty to a total of six charges on August 23rd, including assault, mischief under $5,000, resisting a peace officer and uttering threats.

He’ll be subject to one year of probation following his three month jail term.