Inc. # 22-3200
A 23-year-old Brantford man is in police custody in relation to an early morning weapons investigation.
At approximately 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 26, 2022, members of the Brantford Police Service Criminal Investigation Section and Patrol section entered into a weapons investigation in the area of Sheridan Street and Rawdon Street.
As a measure to ensure the safety of those within the neighbourhood, two nearby elementary schools were placed into a precautionary hold and secure, while members of the Emergency Response Team attended the area.
Just after 12:30 p.m., police located the suspect, a 23-year-old Brantford man, near the intersection of Colborne Street and Stanley Street. The male was taken into custody by members of the Brantford Police Service Emergency Response Team (ERT).
This investigation is active and ongoing. Police remain in the area to conduct the investigation however, there is no immediate risk to public safety as a result of this incident.
The Brantford Police Service would like to thank the area residents, students, parents and impacted schools for their patience and cooperation as officers worked to ensure their safety.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brantford Police Service at 519-756-0113. Anonymous information can be provided to Brant-Brantford Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. Alternatively, a web tip may be submitted at: https://www.crimestoppersbb.com/submit-a-tip/
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