(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A heavy police presence is currently taking place in a north side neighbourhood.
The Thunder Bay Police Service have Johnson Ave closed off between Bay Street and Cornwall Ave as well as Court street between Bay and Cornwall.
Numerous police cruisers have the area blocked off and a source in the area tells us that the K-9 unit is on route or arriving at the moment. UPDATE: Police are searching for a suspect and are utilizing the K-9 unit.
The nature of the presence is uncertain at this moment. A resident in the area has told TRCCTB.COM that they overheard police shouting that they have the area surrounded.
Details are thin at this moment, but we have been told that there was a stolen vehicle that struck another vehicle outside of Renco’s and police are hunting down the thief while armed with rifles and the police K-9 unit.
This is a developing story and we will update it as more information becomes available.
Main photo submitted by Bill Yoki