In keeping with the CBC and different local media, a serious police operation is underway on the headquarters of Ubisoft Montreal. At roughly 1:30 PM ET, a bunch of suspects entered the constructing. Montreal Police confirmed there’s an ongoing operation within the space, however stopped in need of calling it a hostage state of affairs. As of 3:10 PM ET, police say there haven’t been any reviews of accidents.
There’s an ongoing police operation on the nook of Saint-Laurent and St-Viateur. We ask individuals to keep away from the realm. The #SPVM is at the moment validating data and extra particulars will comply with. pic.twitter.com/44PjWzsCOh
— Police Montréal (@SPVM) November 13, 2020
Movies individuals have uploaded to Twitter and different social media platforms present closely armed officers cordoning off the surrounding area, in addition to a big host of individuals on the roof of the studio. Eric Pope, a group supervisor with the corporate, stated on Twitter he acknowledged a few of the individuals on the roof of the constructing. Ubisoft Montreal’s principal workplace is situated within the metropolis’s fashionable Mile Finish neighborhood. Police have requested individuals to keep away from the realm.