Person barricades themselves inside Hamilton residence, police on scene


Published April 26, 2024 at 2:35 pm

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UPDATE: Hamilton police say the incident has ended. “This has come to a safe conclusion and the individual has been taken safely into custody,” said police. “Thank you #HamOnt for your cooperation in avoiding the area as officers conducted this investigation.”


Hamilton police are asking residents to stay away from Wellington St. N. Friday afternoon as police deal with an ongoing situation at a local residence.

There is a heavy police presence in the area as police continue to communicate with a person who has barricaded themselves inside a Wellington St. N. home.

“At this time, (the) investigation is isolated and there is no concern for the continued public safety,” said Hamilton police in a tweet on the X platform.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

“We ask everyone to avoid the area as police work to bring this to a peaceful resolution.”

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