Stay inside order lifted for Wiikwemkoong First Nation after man turns himself in
Stay inside order lifted for Wiikwemkoong First Nation after man turns himself in

WIKWEMIKONG, Ont.-A stay-at-home order has been lifted for the Wiikwemkoong First Nation on Manitoulin Island after a person believed to be armed and dangerous turned himself in. The order had been in place since Tuesday as police searched for the man. Chief Rachel Manitowabi says the man turned himself in “safely and peacefully” on Wednesday. Manitowabi says the community is “very fortunate that no one was harmed.” Ontario Provincial Police had issued an emergency alert Tuesday afternoon asking residents of the First Nation to stay inside, lock all doors and windows and notify police of any suspicious people. Schools were closed Wednesday as the stay-at-home order had stretched into a second day, with students being given a mental health day. Schools had been placed in a “hold and secure” on

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