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Reports of person with a firearm prompts police tactical response in Waterloo

Officers were called to an apartment on Hickory Street
Police on scene and King and Hickory in Waterloo. Evan Taylor/KitchenerToday

There was a heavy police presence in the university district of Waterloo on Wednesday afternoon.

At around 12:30 p.m., police were called to an apartment on Hickory Street after receiving a report about a person with a gun.

Members of the Emergency Response Unit of Waterloo Regional Police searched the apartment, but no weapon was found.

Acting Superintendent John Goodman tells 570 NEWS one person was arrested and they continue to interview witnesses.

No word on possible charges at this point.

Hickory has also reopened to traffic.

with files from Erin Anderson 


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