Police Say 'No Threat' Has Been Identified After Reports Of A Hostage Situation At Ubisoft
UPDATE: Police say "no threat" has been identified.
Few details have been confirmed by the SPVM, but there were several unverified reports that a hostage situation is underway.
According to Radio-Canada, several employees have gathered on the roof of the Ubisoft building.
Mon équipe est en communication étroite avec le @SPVM et nous surveillons la situation de près. Nous invitons les M… https://t.co/zZoBerQa6M— Valérie Plante (@Valérie Plante) 1605297387.0
In a tweet, police say officers were "sent to the location following a 911 call. Specialized #SPVM officers are on site inspecting the premises. There are no injuries reported."
Officers have been sent to the location following a 911 call. Specialized #SPVM officers are on site inspecting the… https://t.co/rv2T7mGgyU— Police Montréal (@Police Montréal) 1605298173.0
The SPVM is asking people to avoid the area.
The entire area is currently cordoned off and several police vehicles and an ambulance are on the scene.
No threat has been identified for now. We are currently evacuating the building. #SPVM https://t.co/7g7eHU2B1T— Police Montréal (@Police Montréal) 1605300632.0
At 3:50 p.m. police reported that "no threat" had been identified and that they were in the process of evacuating the building.