The Parliament in Ottawa was evacuated today.
Little searches or arrests and we didn’t want the curious to see? It is not impossible. In any case, knowing everything that takes place behind the scenes, it is certainly not trivial.
Published on 12.6.2022
The Metro newspaper reports: Police operation: Parliament evacuated
In Ottawa, Parliament was evacuated on Saturday afternoon due to a major police operation. Ultimately, no threat to public safety was identified, according to law enforcement.
For several hours, numerous officers from the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) closed Wellington and Metcalfe streets to the public.
An imposing perimeter of security was erected in front of Parliament Hill. Few details have circulated on this police intervention linked to “a suspicious incident”, indicated the SPO via its Twitter account.
“Police continue to investigate a suspicious incident in the Parliament Hill area. Several streets are closed and there is a heavy police presence. Do not enter the area. Follow the instructions of the officers. #ottawapolice”
The police operation in Parliament ended around 4 p.m., according to the police.
“None threatens for public safety has been identified. The place is reopened to the public,” mentioned the SPO via Twitter, thanking the population for their collaboration.
“The investigation into the suspicious incident on Parliament Hill has been completed. No threat to public safety has been identified. The area is reopened to the public. We thank the public for their cooperation. »