July 28, 2014 6:05 pm
Updated: July 29, 2014 1:35 pm

Off-duty officer ‘in crisis’ surrenders to police near Hamilton

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TORONTO – An off-duty officer who was “in crisis” has surrendered to police peacefully after a situation near Hamilton.

The police agency tweeted shortly before 4 p.m. Monday they were investigating an incident with an off-duty officer “in crisis,” asking the public and members of the media to keep their distance.

Police would not say what led to the standoff but reports in The Toronto Star suggest the officer was followed to Hamilton from Peel region.

The stand-off was reportedly near Peters Corners, a rural area outside of Dundas, Ontario.

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