The office of French video game company Ubisoft, where the hostages were reportedly taken, is located in the Mile End district. Police have cordoned off the area, APA reports
A police operation is underway in Montreal, the city’s police service (SPVM) said in a statement on Friday amid reports of a hostage situation near Ubisoft’s offices. Police have recently said there are no reports of injuries during the operation in Montreal.
The police officers asked people to avoid the area of the incident.
A member of Ubisoft working in production marketing said on Twitter "I got out and am okay".