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Police in Burnaby continued to deal with protestors on the Trans Mountain pipeline on Friday.
According to RCMP, two people were arrested after they trespassed into a fenced area owned by BNSF Railway. The two protestors were in violation of a court-ordered injunction stating they could not obstruct, impede, or otherwise prevent access to Trans Mountain work sites.
Around noon on the same day, officers returned after hearing about a worker who was injured. He was reportedly struck on the head by a branch, which fell when a protestor was repelling between tree-sits.
The worker was knocked unconscious by the branch. He was transported to the hospital for his injury.
"RCMP officers trained in high-angle rescue were called to the area," wrote police. "The demonstrator from the tree-sit safely came down on his own around 3:20 pm."
"The demonstrator was arrested on-scene. The incident remains under investigation."
More to come.