The Cornwall Community Police have confirmed that there is a lockdown at CCVS in downtown Cornwall. They will be updating shortly as we will as more information becomes available.
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No injuries have been confirmed at this time.
A witness contacted CFN and said that they’d heard the event was an outside threat of a shooting. This has not been confirmed.
10:21 Still no CCPS release – unconfirmed reports of pat downs at CCVS.
An UCDSB release:
Be advised: Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational Institute (CCVS) is currently in a Lockdown as requested by Cornwall Police. All other #UCDSB schools in the Cornwall area have been placed in a hold and secure. All students and staff are safe. Police are on site at CCVS. No one can enter or exit these schools while this matter is under investigation . We will update via social media as more information becomes available.
10:45 POLICE UPDATE
PUBLIC NOTICE – SUSPICIOUS MALE
Cornwall, ON – The Cornwall Police Service is actively investigating a report of a suspicious male seen in the area of Amelia Street and Seventh Street at approximately 8:50 am this morning. As such, the public will note an increased presence of police officers in the area searching for the male. Schools in the vicinity have been advised. CCVS has been placed on a lockdown and all other schools within that area have been placed on hold & secure as a precautionary measure only. No injuries have been reported. The investigation is in its early stages and more information will be released as it becomes available.
#383 – The Cornwall Police Service is actively investigating a report of a suspicious male seen in the area of Amelia Street and Seventh Street at approximately 8:50 am this morning. Click here to read more: https://t.co/6N2Is2dG3E #PublicNotice pic.twitter.com/T9MG9EkWUU
— Cornwall Police Service (@CCPSmedia) January 8, 2019
10:57 REPORT that the Police are doing Door to Door Searching.
11:05 The Police are looking for a young male, blue ball cap, CARRYING A LONG GUN!
11:27 The CCPS confirmed that at this time they are not working with any outside Police service (RCMP, OPP, AMPS)