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Armed Man Arrested After Entering Rideau Hall Grounds



Earlier this morning the RCMP responded to an incident unfolding at Rideau Hall, the residence of the Governor General. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family reside at Rideau Cottage on the property.

At 6:40 am this morning an armed man accessed the grounds of 1 Sussex Drive. The man was arrested and is being interviewed. Charges are pending.

Both the Prime Minister and Governor General were not present at the time of the incident.

More information will be released later today.