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Highway 64 in Verner Remains Partially Closed During Ongoing Incident

HWY 64 in Verner between Leclair Rd and Piquette Rd remains closed this morning. That portion of highway was closed as a precaution last night as OPP is assisting West Nipissing Police Service with an on-going incident. Around 1pm yesterday police attended a Verner Residence to ensure peace was maintained while a Process Server served notice upon the residence’s occupant. During the interaction with a male at the residence, police retreated from the the residence and initial attempts to communicate with the man were unsuccessful. The individual remains in residence and police have the premises contained. The assistance of the OPP’s Critical Incident Command team was requested and those services have been deployed to the area.
Although no further information is being released about the incident at this time, Sgt Grassie of the OPP confirms there is no concern for public safety

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