RCMP have blocked off a section of Old Airport Road between the Ford dealership and Summit Air. Brett McGarry/NNSL photo

An incident near the Aurora Ford has caused police to shut down a 200 metre stretch of road on Bristol Road from the dealership and Summit Air to Berry Street.

Rob Davidson, an employee of the Back River Project – Sabina Mine, said he and his colleagues were told to evacuate their building. They have been standing outside since 9:45 a.m., and were by told by RCMP this could take a while.

Police pulled down caution tape and cleared the area at 11:45 a.m.

More to come …

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Brett McGarry

Brett McGarry came to Yellowknife in early 2019 after graduating from Humber College with an advanced diploma in journalism. After covering city council and local business as a reporter, Brett is now an...