Investigation continues into group-assault that led to search, lockdowns in Smiths Falls Neighbourhood

October 2, 2017 by

sm_SFPoliceCrest-300x300We still know very little about an incident in Smiths Falls Friday that had at least one school in hold and secure mode while police investigated.

The Smiths Falls Police Service report that around noon on Friday, they responded to a call in the area of Parkland Court.

The call said a male was assaulted by a group of people.

An unconfirmed report said that a handgun may have been involved.

The suspects fled the area. A search was conducted with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police emergency response team and canine unit.

Police also say the schools in the area were locked down, but were opened shortly after.

The police investigation is continuing at this time.