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News - "No Threat" After Hostage Situation Reported At Ubisoft Montreal Headquarters

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"No Threat" After Hostage Situation Reported At Ubisoft Montreal Headquarters

A frightening situation at Ubisoft Montreal headquarters on Friday afternoon appears to have been resolved without any injuries. Police were called in for what it described as a hostage situation in Saint-Laurent, prompting "a large number of resources" to be deployed to the area. According to a press release issued on the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal website, it was ultimately determined there was no threat, seemingly confirming media reports during the incident that suggested police had been called as the result of a hoax.

Reports of a police operation emerged on Friday, with local news stations broadcasting footage of what appeared to be Ubisoft employees taking shelter on the roof of the company's offices. A tweet from the Montreal police said that it was responding to a 911 call and advised people to stay away from the area. It later said that no threat had been found and begun evacuating the building.

Ubisoft has employees working both from home and from the office. Eric Pope, community developer on Hyper Scape, said he was on a call with employees who had to "leave abruptly."

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