Smiths Falls police investigating situation at Lavinia and Lombard Streets

Smiths Falls Police Service

UPDATE: Man arrested on warrants in Smiths Falls Lavinia Street incident

UPDATE: Smiths Falls police report that the hold and secure has been lifted for area of Lavinia and Lombard Streets.

Smiths Falls police alerted the public early in the afternoon of Thursday, March 21 that they are currently engaged in a situation at Lavinia and Lombard Streets.

“We are asking residents in the area to shelter in place until told the incident has ended,” police said, adding that the public is asked to stay away from the area if they can.

Police did not indicate the nature of the incident, but said road closures are expected. Lanarkist has reached out to Smiths Falls police for more information on this matter.

“The incident is contained to the immediate area and there is no current risk to public safety,” police say.

Lanarkist will continue to follow this story, and post more information as it is made available.

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