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Residents of northern Alberta First Nation told to shelter in place

Residents of John D’Or Prairie, a community on the Little Red River Cree Nation in northern Alberta, were told to take shelter Thursday morning during a police operation.

The shelter-in-place order was issued at 7:33 a.m.

Fort Vermilion RCMP were said to be “responding to a high-risk police situation at a residence” in John D’Or Prairie.

“Although the situation is contained to the residence, police are asking all residents of the John D’Or Prairie townsite to lock their doors, stay inside and follow directions of responding officers,” Mounties said.

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