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Three in custody after police respond to ‘incident’ in Espanola (update)

Details of the incident are unknown at this time, OPP to release more information
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3:20 p.m. update:
Manitoulin OPP says the hold and secure at Espanola High School today is not related to the incident that occurred on Albert Street in Espanola. 

Police were called to the school for alleged threats made via social media. A school lockdown was called and police later located the student. 

Investigation determined there was no threat to public safety.

OPP still haven't released any further information about the Albert Street incident. 

Original information:
Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police say they have three suspects in custody following an incident in Espanola today, but no information on the nature of that incident have been released as of yet.

While information is limited, Greater Sudbury Police Service said its Emergency Response Unit and members of the Integrated Crime Team (ICT) conducted a "high-risk" vehicle stop on Adam Street in Lively around 11:20 a.m. in relation to the incident in Espanola.

"The individuals were taken into custody without incident. There is no risk to public safety," GSPS tweeted.

Espanola High School also issued a hold and secure today, which means students and staff had to remain in their classrooms. However, neither police nor the school have confirmed if or how the hold and secure order is related to the arrest of the three suspects.