Some Ubisoft employees barricaded themselves on the roof, while others hid in the conference rooms. The police operation is still underway at Ubisoft company’s offices in Montreal, with no injuries reported and no threats identified so far.
Videos of the scene were shown on Twitter.
There’s a hostage crisis at Ubisoft mtl. Hopefully everyone is okay... pic.twitter.com/unSxbceqIl— KaiYasko (@KaiYasko) November 13, 2020
BREAKING: Alleged hostages exited the building.— Marie O (@TheMarieOakes) November 13, 2020
Sources from inside the building allege this apparent hostage situation was a false alarm.
On the ground for @WestphalianNews #ubisoft #Montreal pic.twitter.com/RKWqBPMwvU