Three Oshawa Schools Are In Hold And Secure Due To An 'Armed And Barricaded Situation'

Police are asking people to avoid the area.

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Three Oshawa Schools Are In Hold And Secure Due To An 'Armed And Barricaded Situation'

Three Oshawa schools have been placed in hold and secure due to an ongoing police investigation into an "armed/barricaded situation."

According to Durham Regional Police, the incident is unfolding in the area of Olive Avenue and Wilson Road South, with pedestrians being asked to stay away until the situation is cleared.

The affected schools are Clara Hughes Public School, St. Hedwig Catholic School and David Bouchard Public School.

Narcity has reached out to Durham investigators for further comment but has yet to hear back.

UPDATE: Durham Regional Police confirmed on Thursday afternoon that the situation had been deemed safe and that the hold on the schools had been lifted. However, the investigation is still ongoing.

At least one person has been placed in custody as a result of the incident.

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