The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service is currently investigating a kidnapping and an assault with a weapon, involving a firearm.
The victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Earlier today there was a heavy police presence in the area of Willowdale Street, in the east end of the city. Officers were conducting a search for the suspects and evidence.
“It is our belief all parties involved are known to each other and there is no concern for public safety.”
More details will be released as they become available.