‘Barricaded person’ in Hamilton brings in heavy police presence

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Published July 7, 2024 at 4:15 pm

Police are advising residents to avoid an area in Hamilton this afternoon as they respond to an incident involving a barricaded person.

Hamilton Police were dispatched to Cline Avenue South shortly before 3 p.m.

Officials have not specified whether the individual is inside a house, vehicle, business, or other building, nor have they confirmed whether the situation is related to a crisis or a criminal matter.

Authorities have not provided additional details on the person they are trying to reach, including their age and place of residence.

It is unknown if this person is a threat to the public.

Hamilton Police are working to resolve the situation and have not confirmed an estimated time for when the area will reopen to the public.

More information to follow should it become available.

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