Police Tactical Unit Responds on Simpson Street

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Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service Tactical Unit leaving the incident scene at 17:04EDT
Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service Tactical Unit leaving the incident scene at 17:04EDT

Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service Tactical Unit leaving the incident scene at 17:04EDT
Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service Tactical Unit leaving the incident scene at 17:04EDT

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – The Thunder Bay Police Service Tactical Unit responded to a call on the 700 Block of Simpson Street this afternoon. Police along with Superior EMS were on scene as two uniformed officers were positioned outside of the building. Seven members of the Thunder Bay Police Service Tactical Unit were inside the building.

Uniformed Thunder Bay Police Service Officers guarding the perimeter of the building on the 700 block of Simpson Street
Uniformed Thunder Bay Police Service Officers guarding the perimeter of the building on the 700 block of Simpson Street

Local residents had a view of the unfolding incident that a Thunder Bay Police Detective said was over and all was calm.

Members of the TBPS Tactical Unit after coming down from the second floor of the building in the 700 Block of Simpson Street
Members of the TBPS Tactical Unit after coming down from the second floor of the building in the 700 Block of Simpson Street

The nature of the call has not been released yet, and it is not confirmed that it is related to a missing youth who was located earlier today.

Earlier today, Thunder Bay Police reported a missing male, who had been missing since Saturday. Late this afternoon, Police reported “The 17 year old male who was the subject of a missing person media release today has been located. The seventeen year old has been determined to be the victim of an abduction. As a result, we are not able to confirm his name.

“Officers observed the male being removed from a pickup truck on Pruden Street just after 2:30 p.m. Two other males in the truck fled the scene and were later arrested a short time later in the vicinity of the 200 block of Finlayson Street.”

“The missing 17 year old is safe. The investigation is ongoing.”

Police and EMS left the scene at 17:00EDT.

Google Map Overview of Incident area
Google Map Overview of Incident area

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