Police advise public Passmore Avenue from Lakeshore Drive to Whitney Avenue in North Bay is closed.
North Bay Police and the Ontario Provincial Police are currently involved in an active criminal investigation at a residence on Passmore Avenue in North Bay.
The police investigation has identified the need to contain and search a residence and until they ascertain exactly what they are dealing with there will be a heightened police presence in this area and police have closed Passmore Avenue for public safety.
An evacuation of homes close to the residence of interest has been done to facilitate this process in a safe and effective manner.
Police advise there is no one in the residence at this time and request that people avoid this area.
More details will be released however there is no time frame at this point.