Iqauit RCMP have arrested Iola Lucassie, who was sought over the past 10 days to answer to charges of assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon and uttering threats.

Lucassie, 32, was taken into custody without incident on Thursday, according to an RCMP news release issued Friday.

He appeared before a justice of the peace for a bail hearing on Friday and is being kept in jail until his next scheduled court appearance on Nov. 19 in Iqaluit.

The Iqaluit RCMP thanked the public for their assistance.

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Derek Neary has been reporting on developments in the North for 18 years. When he's not writing for Nunavut News, he's working on Northern News Services' special publications such as Opportunities North,...