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1 in custody after OPP respond to barricaded residence in Tillsonburg, Ont.

OPP say one person has been taken into custody after an incident involving a barricaded person in Tillsonburg, Ont.

Police say around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, emergency crews and crisis negotiators responded to a residence on Ridout Street.

Police reportedly contained the residence and activated specialized units.

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A 34-year-old was taken into custody and police say they’re set to appear for a bail hearing via video.

Ridout Street was closed between Bidwell and Rolph streets but has since reopened.

OPP say there’s no threat to public safety.

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