Heavy Police presence near YMCA

Sault Police blocking a street behind YMCA. (Dan Gray/SaultOnline.com)

At approximately 10:30 p.m. SaultOnline was alerted to a heavy police presence in the area behind the YMCA.

Upon arrival on Brien Avenue, we confirmed it was blocked between Montgomery Avenue and Cunningham Road. Sault Fire Services and paramedics were also staged in the area.

SaultOnline was able to get comment from Lincoln Louttit, communications manager for Sault Police Services on the developing situation.

“Sault Police Services are currently on scene of a barricaded person in the area,” said Louttit. “Please avoid the area to allow officers to focus their attention on resolving this incident peacefully.”

SaultOnline will bring you more information on the situation as it becomes available.