Police shut down Wellington Street (Photo Gallery)

Officers could be seen with guns drawn at the Wellington Street West incident June 26, 2021 (Dan Gray/SaultOnline.com)

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 26th, SaultOnline was made aware of an incident occurring on Wellington Street West.

A road block had been set up by Sault Police at the intersection of Wellington Street, West, and Brown Street, and officers were observed with weapons drawn and one person being detained.

Police appeared to be paying special attention to the contents of a bag, as well as a section of sidewalk in relation to the investigation. Patrol Units, Emergency Services officers and at least one supervisor were on scene.

As of 1:20 p.m. the roadway was still blocked between Gloucester and Brown.

We have reached out to Sault Police Services for comment.

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