Standoff in Tyndall Park following stolen vehicle investigation

A WPS cruiser and the armoured vehicle block part of Kinver Avenue as police investigate at a home nearby. Abigail Turner/Global News

Winnipeg police are on scene in Tyndall Park after a stolen vehicle investigation became a standoff Monday morning.

A section of Kinver Avenue was blocked off near Fuga Bay at about 9 a.m., with marked and unmarked cruisers present, in addition to the armoured vehicle and an ambulance.

“I think there’s a concern that there might be weapons in the residence, which is why we’ve seen the response that we have,” Const. Jay Murray said.

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At least one person is in custody.

It’s not immediately clear how many people are inside the home in question.

Winnipeg School Division confirmed nearby Ecole Stanley Knowles School was in a hold-and-secure situation, but ended the precautionary measure shortly after 10:30 a.m.

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