With files from Denis J. Puska
UPDATE AT 7:40pm: Alert lifted, man in custody.
Provincial police are urging people to avoid the east end of Smooth Rock Falls this evening, as they investigate an armed and dangerous person in the area. They have released a suspect’s name, but Moose FM and My Cochrane Now Dot Com choose not to publish it.
He’s a white, 38-year-old man, about 5’9″ with a thin build. He has dark hair and goatee.
Aside from avoiding the area, OPP say to shelter in place and lock all windows and doors.
Updates as they’re available.