Ubisoft Says All Employees Safe After Reported Hostage Situation in Montreal Following the reports of an incident in the studio earlier today, November 13, we are relieved to confirm that all of our team members in Ubisoft Montreal are safe and have been evacuated from the premises, company spokesperson Heather Steele told Sputnik UPDATE: The police have deemed the Ubisoft Montreal hostage situation a hoax.. The Montreal police are currently responding to what's said to be a hostage situation at Ubisoft Montreal. Police operation in progress at the corner of Saint-Laurent and St-Viateur, Police Montreal tweeted. We ask people to avoid the area
Reports of HOSTAGE situation at Montreal office of video game company Ubisoft. Police have swarmed Montreal's Saint-Laurent Boulevard amid reports of a group of suspects holding hostages at a building complex where video game company Ubisoft has its Canada offices. Dozens of Montreal Police (SPVM) officers were spotted in the area on Friday. Injuries of Hostage Situation in Ubisoft Montreal. Based on witnesses' reports, at about 1:30 PM ET, a group of suspects entered the Ubisoft Montreal building. Police confirmed there's a continuous operation on the scene, however, stopped short of calling it a hostage situation. As of 3:10 PM ET, police say fortunately there haven't been.
Apparently there is some kind of possible hostage situation at ubisoft Montreal and some people are barricaded on the roof, police are keeping people away and on site. EDIT: Apparently the police received a call from within the building claiming people were being held hostage. 3:16pm EST Police are currently sweeping the building, reporters.
Dozens of Ubisoft Montreal employees can be seen on the roof of their building in live footage from TV Nouvelles and below from Twitter user Shane B. Murphy. #Montreal #mtl #quebec Atleast 50 people by my estimation are being held hostage on the roof of the Ubisoft building on St. Laurent near St. Viateur Montreal police Twitter update on the Ubisoft hostage situation. The LCN news network is covering the situation live, showing dozens of people on the roof of the building and a heavily armed tactical unit on St-Viateur Subscribe to our channel! rupt.ly/subscribePolice vehicles were seen in front of the Ubisoft Canada offices in Montreal on Friday, amid reports of a hostage. Update - 7:50 p.m. ET, 11/13/20: The Montreal police confirmed in a press release that today's events at the Ubisoft Montreal office began with a call about a hostage situation taking place in.
Montreal police have not identified a threat after an investigation into a 911 call about a hostage situation in a building that hosts video game developer Ubisoft. According to a press release by Montreal's police force, no injuries have been reported as of Friday evening. An investigation into the call behind this important police. MONTREAL - Police on Friday evacuated a building housing French video game maker Ubisoft's Montreal offices after receiving a hostage call which turned out to be a hoax. The drama unfolded on. Ubisoft Montreal normally employs almost 4,000 people, but most of them are currently working from home due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Also on rt.com Reports of HOSTAGE situation at Montreal office of video game company Ubisoft. The company was founded in 1997 as the Canadian subsidiary of the French video game giant A heavy police presence was seen by the Ubisoft office in Montreal in response to a possible hostage-taking that local media later said was a hoax November 13, 2020, 3:12 PM · 2 min read A report of a possible hostage-taking at the Montreal offices of French video game company Ubisoft that brought out a massive police response Friday was being.
Ubisoft Montreal Was reported to have a hostage situation!Like That Art Behind Me? It's From Displate! Ubisoft Montreal Was reported to have a hostage situation!Like That Art Behind Me? It's. The response was triggered by a call reporting a hostage situation at the building housing Ubisoft offices. While police did not refer to the situation as a hoax, they said no threat was detected
Employees at the video-game studio Ubisoft in Montreal, Quebec, were ushered to the roof as police officers surrounded the building on Friday afternoon amid reports of a potential hostage situation When the operation began in the early afternoon, photos and live footage showed heavily-armed police outside of Ubisoft Montréal's office, and speculation over the cause spread on social media Dozens of people have been escorted out of the Ubisoft building in Montreal after police received unconfirmed reports of a hostage situation. Special forces were called to the building at around 1.
On November 13, 2020, a possible hostage situation was reported in Montreal, Canada, at Ubisoft Montreal's Saint-Laurent building. Journal de Montreal and TVA Nouvelles both report it was a hoax Update: Apparently, the reports of a hostage situation at Ubisoft Montreal have been confirmed as false by Montreal police. The studio has been evacuated and it appears that all staff are safe . The French-language Journal de Montréal reported dozens of people in the building may be held hostage. Montreal Police have since evacuated the building and reported no threat had been identified. Police Montréal tweeted, 'No threat has been identified.
UPDATE: Ubisoft 'hostage situation' a false alarm. There are reports of dozens of people being held hostage near the Ubisoft building on Saint Laurent in Montreal's Mile End area A statement from the Montreal police and Ubisoft haven't confirmed that it's a hostage situation. We've updated our story accordingly and will continue to monitor the situation. Update, 3:55 p.m. Journal de Montreal is reporting that a possible hostage situation involving dozens of people is ongoing in the Ubisoft building, Journal de Montreal reported while sharing a video of the Ubisoft's building roof.. Photos from a news helicopter show what appears to be staff on top of the Ubisoft building Multiple French-speaking news outlets are reporting that a dramatic situation is taking place at Ubisoft Montreal. According to Journal de Quebec, TVA Nouvelles, and footage from Twitter users near the area, suspects have taken dozens of hostages inside Ubisoft's office.Police are currently recorded as being on the scene, approaching the building on Saint-Laurent Boulevard Update 13/11/2020 at 7:51pm ET: Montreal police have confirmed that a 911 call concerning a potential hostage situation at local game developer Ubisoft Montreal was a hoax. The police operation in connection with a hostage taking call is over. No threat has been detected and no injuries are reported
The question is being raised after the Montreal police received a 911 call about a possible hostage situation Friday at the headquarters of video game company Ubisoft. A six hour police operation ensued. The incident was later called a false alarm. We've seen this happen numerous times. And we've seen this happen around the world. An armoured SWAT truck is part of a police operation in Montreal near the headquarters of major video-game company Ubisoft. The Journal Montreal newspaper reported an unspecified number of people have been reportedly taken hostage. The paper said some people who were able to get out of the building have taken refuge on a terrace and rooftop Montreal police evacuated the offices of video game developer Ubisoft Montreal on Friday in response to a 911 call about a hostage situation at the location. However, after entering the building, police found no hostage situation, and no one was injured. An investigation has been launched into the origin of the report
The Journal de Montreal reports that employees barricaded the door giving access to the terrace. CTV News is calling it a major police operation, rather than a hostage situation. The news channel says it has received no reports of violence as of 3:27 PM. The police have given scarce details since the situation started at 1:30 PM . Thread starter kretos; Start Yeah! Stay angry gamer! Rise Up! RISE UP! Damn SJWs, ruining everything. Can't even enjoy a fun hostage situation anymore. Fucking worlds gone PC mad. So if you live in an abusive household and you're assaulted 4 times a week every individual case.
Possible hostage situation at Ubisoft Montreal studios [up: police says no threat found for now, building being evacuated, no one injured] Thread starter AtomicShroom Start date Nov 13, 202 9:50am Nov 14, 2020. Reports of a hostage situation at an office block Canada were a hoax, according to reports. Police in Canada say there is no threat at an building in Montreal, which is home. Its 2020, and after looking at what they turned R6 into, I'm assuming they'll have some pant-less guy with dreads and clown make up charging in to save them. And Ubisoft will slap each other's asses and congratulate how brave their diversity and inclusion was 2 Min Read. MONTREAL (R) - Police on Friday evacuated a building housing French video game maker Ubisoft's UBIP.PA Montreal offices after receiving a hostage call which turned out to be a. MONTREAL (CityNews) - If cyber crime and false hostage threats are happening often, how can police detect a hoax faster? The question is being raised after the Montreal police received a 911 call about a possible hostage situation Friday at the headquarters of video game company Ubisoft
What was thought to be a hostage situation at the offices of Ubisoft Montreal has now seemed to instead be the result of a fake 911 call. By Logan Moore November 13, 202 Workers at Montreal-based video-game studio Ubisoft were forced to flee to the roof in a potential hostage situation that turned out to be a hoax Ben Gilbert Nov 14, 2020, 10:31 IS Nov 13, 2020 15:00 EST. Major Update: According to TVA Nouvelles, the situation at Ubisoft Montreal's offices was a swatting-style hoax. Nobody was injured, although Ubisoft employees barricaded. Police descended on Ubisoft Montreal today and local press outlets reported an ongoing hostage situation at the studio. Montreal Police confirmed on Twitter that there is an ongoing operation at. Dozens of people have been escorted out of the Ubisoft building in Montreal after police received unconfirmed reports of a hostage situation. Special forces were called to the building at around 1.30pm after staff reported receiving a text from the company telling them to hide, turn their phones on silent and not speak
Christophe Derennes, the managing director of Ubisoft Montreal, released a statement Friday evening, saying, The entire Ubisoft community in Montreal, in Quebec and around the world is. / Live news; Ubisoft Montreal hostage-taking report being probed as hoax: media. Issued on: 14/11/2020 - 02:00. 2 min. Advertising. Read more. Montreal (AFP). On Friday November 13, 2020, Canadian news outlet Journal de Montreal reported that a call had been placed from within Ubisoft's Montreal offices to local police. The offices, located at the corner of St-Laurent Boulevard and St-Viateur Street, reported an alleged hostage situation
It appears that swatting has taken an upgrade path from streamers to game developers, as a 911 call alleged that Ubisoft Montreal's premises were involved in a hostage situation. The resulting situation was quite horrific for the employees, a group of which ran to the roof and barricaded the door, undoubtedly anticipating the worst-case scenario From the Journal of Quebec, we've learned that there is currently an active assault on the Ubisoft Montreal offices; suspects have forced their way into a building and have begun taking hostages while employees hide on the roof and barricade the doors from the outside.. There have been hostages taken, but there is currently no word on whether the hostages taken are Ubisoft employees, nor how. Hostage crisis underway in Montreal: dozens of people are held hostage in the Ubisoft building. The police cordoned the area and special forces teams arrived along with numerous ambulances. The situation, however, still appears very confusing at the moment. It is not known whether it is an act of terrorism or crime-linked
Update #2: Montreal Police have confirmed that the 911 call reporting a hostage situation, and which prompted the response seen below, was a hoax, according to CBC news. Update: Ubisoft has. Ubisoft Montreal has released a statement following today's harrowing hostage situation.Thankfully, the issue was resolved without incident, and Ubisoft is thanking Service de police de la Ville.
Ubisoft Montreal Studio Pressed by Gunmen: Employees Taken Hostage on the Roof Employees of Ubisoft\'s Montreal studio in Canada have been taken hostage by gunmen for now unknown reasons. It was reported that a large number of police teams surrounded the building, while employees were seen being taken to the roof. It is stated that employees of the Ubisoft Montreal game studio in Canada, one. This all started with a phone call to Montreal police that led to the police heading to Ubisoft Montreal's offices. After doing all the necessary protocols in a Hostage Situation, it was later reported via a press release by the police that no threat has been detected and no injuries are reported Update: 8:17 p.m. EST - Earlier reports of a hostage situation at the Ubisoft office in Montreal might have been a hoax. After employees of the company that makes the popular 'Assassin's Creed' video game franchise barricaded themselves in offices and fled to the roof of their building, not threat was discovered by police, and no injuries were reported Yesterday, Ubisoft's Montreal office became a victim of swatting when a hoax call to the authorities claimed that a hostage situation was unfolding at the studio. The call resulted in heavy. Possible Hostage Situation At Ubisoft Montreal Offices. nhoward November 13th, 2020. Update: Montreal Police confirms the 911 call was a hoax call that prompted the emergency response from police and no threat has been identified.. According to a developing story from the Post Millennial, there is a possible hostage situation at Ubisoft. By Katelyn Thomas, Selena Ross and Amy Luft, CTV Montreal. A false hostage threat in central Montreal on Friday led to a major police operation, the evacuation of dozens of people, a rare 'Code Orange' preparation at a local hospital and the lockdown of a daycare. Staff were escorted out of the Montreal headquarters of video-game company.