A possible hostage situation is developing at Ubisoft Montreal, according to Journal De Montreal and Ubisoft staff on Twitter. Ubisoft staff are on the roof of the building, according to Hyper Scape developer Eric Pope, while police confirm they are on the scene, with one reporter saying police have stated the situation is related to an armed robbery.
this is insane. this is my team on the roof. pic.twitter.com/xT12NpTALF
— Eric Pope (@MrPope) November 13, 2020
— Disclose.tv 🚨 (@disclosetv) November 13, 2020
Police have told Radio-Canada’s Kim Vermette that the operation near the Ubisoft building in Montreal seems to be related to an armed robbery.
— CBC News Alerts (@CBCAlerts) November 13, 2020
While there is not a confirmation of a hostage situation yet, at the very least, there is a major police operation taking place at Ubisoft, and police have asked people to avoid the area.
This story will be updated as the situation develops.