Heavy police presence in Southgate

(Photo by OPP West Region Twitter)

There was a heavy police presence in Southgate Wednesday while police searched for a person accused of uttering threats involving a firearm.

Around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday police were called to an area of Grey Road 9 and Southgate Sideroad 3 for a report that someone was threatened with a firearm.

In a release police say officers closed Grey Road 9 from Southgate Sideroad 47 and Southgate Sideroad 49 for public safety.

Around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday police arrested a suspect.

Police say there is no longer a threat to the public and more details will be provided when they become available.