Peel Regional Police have alerted the public that there is "heavy police presence" in Mississauga, Ont., on Friday, near Credit Valley Hospital, with officers investigating a "barricaded person" incident.
•This is an ongoing, isolated incident
•We are in contact with a barricaded person who is alone
•No injuries reported
•Negotiations continue, we request that the public stay clear of the area
•@THP_hospital Emergency Department is operational
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPolice) September 30, 2022
Around 1:30 p.m. local time, police provided an update stating that this is an "ongoing" and "isolated" incident. Officers are in contact with the barricaded person, who is alone, and negotiations continue. There are no reported injuries.
The public is being asked to avoid the area around Eglinton Ave. W and Erin Mills Pkwy. The emergency department at Trillium Health Partners' Credit Valley Hospital is operational.
Tense scene just outside the Credit Valley Hospital — on the grounds — heavy police presence for a person in crisis and a barricade situation. pic.twitter.com/67npzXlj5w
— Joe Warmington (@joe_warmington) September 30, 2022
"This is an isolated incident that is contained," information from Peel Regional Police reads. "Information is limited and the investigation is ongoing."
More to come