Report: Possible Hostage Situation at Ubisoft Montreal

“Dozens” of people are currently being held hostage in Ubisoft’s Montreal, Canada office, Canadian news organization Journal de Montreal reports (via The Post Millennial). This is a developing story. 

News of the situation began circulating first on Twitter, with some people sharing videos of Swat teams near the Ubisoft Montreal office. According to one person near the event, updating on Twitter, they saw people coming out of the office with their hands in the air as cops had guns pointed towards the building. All employees currently working in Ubisoft’s Montreal office have reportedly been sent to the building’s roof. 

Numerous Ubisoft employees have posted to Twitter to either say they are safe or wish their colleagues well. Due to the ongoing police operation in the area, the Montreal police department is asking people to stay away from the near vicinity. 

A motive for the hostage situation is currently unknown. We’re reached out to Ubisoft for comment about the situation, and will update this story if we hear back.

This story is developing.

Source: The Post Millennial

Source: Gameinformer