Hostage taking on Saint-Laurent | The SPVM confirms no threat detected

13 november 2020

This Friday afternoon, the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) deployed a large number of resources to answer a call for a hostage situation in a Saint-Laurent Boulevard office building. The perimeter was quickly secured and the SPVM confirms that no threat has been detected and no injuries are reported.

The evacuees are being directed to a place where investigators will take their statement. A team of CIUSS social workers is also on hand to support them as needed.

An investigation will follow regarding the call behind this important police force deployment. 

If you have information that can help shed light on this event, you can call 911 or contact Info-Crime Montréal at 514-393-1133 or online. The information will be treated anonymously and confidentially.