Sylvan Lake RCMP arrested man who broke through an Edmonton International Airport fence with his SUV on Nov. 22. File photo.

UPDATED: RCMP arrest man who drove through airport fence

The 27-year-old was arrested by Sylvan Lake RCMP and is in custody.

Charges have been laid for the man who used his SUV to break through a fence and access areas of the Edmonton International Airport on Nov. 22.

Joshua Michael Ulan, 27, of Mundare is facing charges of mischief, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

RCMP and airport security were sent to the event shortly after 12p.m. on Nov. 22.

The suspect vehicle had left the airport and was last seen heading west on Highway 19 at the time of dispatch.

The RCMP in Sylvan Lake located the suspect vehicle and arrested the male driver.

Airport operations were not affected.

Edmonton International Airport RCMP said in a statement Ulan has been released, on conditions, to attend court court in Leduc on Jan. 3, 2019.

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