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The RCMP removed a young man from a Stephen Harper rally in the Saguenay Sunday.

Conservative Party officials insisted they had no role in the decision to eject the man from a Chicoutimi, Que. hotel where Mr. Harper was speaking.

Sources says the RCMP considered the man a security threat but the Mounties have not yet confirmed this.

A reporter observed a man in a grey jacket enter the back of the Harper rally. Shortly after a Mountie approached the man and asked him to accompany him out of the room.

RCMP officers, whose job is to protect the prime minister, asked for the man's identification and examined his wallet. They then escorted him from the hotel.

He quickly disappeared and could not be immediately located by reporters.