Police asking residents to shelter in place due to ongoing incident in Oakville

Published April 25, 2021 at 1:21 pm


There’s a heavy police presence in the area of Devon Rd and Wedgewood Dr this morning, south of Cornwall at Maple Grove.

Halton police said at 9:16 a.m. that they’re responding to an “ongoing incident”.

Residents in the area are asked to shelter in place until further notice.

The situation is contained to one residence, police say.

UPDATE (9:38 am): Police say the incident is still ongoing and involves a person in crisis. Road closures are in effect at this time.

UPDATE: (9:54 am): The male has been safely apprehended and no injuries were reported. Residents can now return to their homes.

“A number of police resources were deployed including uniform patrol officers, tactical officers, K9, and crisis negotiators, with the goal of bringing this incident to a safe conclusion,” said police.

There will be an ongoing police presence in this area throughout the morning.

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