A potential hostage situation is reportedly taking place at the building in which game developer Ubisoft’s Montreal office is housed. From a report: A group of suspects are reportedly holding tens of people hostage at Ubisoft Montreal, according to local (French-language) media outlet LCN. The situation reportedly began around 1:30pm Eastern Time. Montreal police confirmed that there is an “ongoing police operation” at the intersection where Ubisoft Montreal sits, adding, “We ask people to avoid the area. The SPVM is currently validating information and more details will follow.” […] When asked about the reports, an Ubisoft representative offered the following statement to Ars Technica: “We are aware of the situation and working with local authorities.” Updated at 22:41, November 13: Police said no threat had yet been found, and CBC News reported that the incident had been caused by a hoax 911 call.

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