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Heavy police presence seen at Abbotsford hospital lockdown  – BC

Heavy police presence seen at Abbotsford hospital lockdown  - BC
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The Abbotsford Regional Hospital was locked down Thursday night, with a heavy police presence on site.

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Around 10 p.m., Fraser Health said the emergency room was under “restricted access” but community members could still receive medical care.

At this point, why the hospital was put under lockdown is unknown.

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Police could be seen outside the hospital with some officers leading a person into the hospital in handcuffs.

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There are reports of a possible stabbing incident at a nearby prison, but it is unconfirmed if the two incidents are related, at this time.

As of Friday morning, the hospital is no longer under lockdown.

Global News has reached out to Abbotsford police and Correctional Service Canada for information.

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