Thursday, March 23, 2023

Police investigating suspicious death of eight-year-old, searching for possibly armed male in Cambridge

Waterloo regional police are investigating the suspicious death of an eight-year-old and continuing to look for a possibly armed and dangerous male in Cambridge.

Emergency crews were called to a residence in the area of ​​Townline and River Roads around 10 am on Saturday, according to a news release.

Police say they found a dead eight-year-old boy once they arrived.

Officials tweeted just after noon that they were conducting a search in the area and are asking residents to stay inside.

Police are also warning drivers to expect road closures and are asking them to avoid the area.

Around 3 pm, police released a description of who they were looking for.

He’s described as white, 5’11 with blue eyes, a thin build, short blonde hair, and facial scruff wearing brown pants and possibly a dark bucket hat.

Police say there are concerns for his safety.

There will continue to be a police presence in the area to investigate the circumstances that led to the death. A post mortem will take place.

Regional police are also using a drone in the area of ​​Townline to help with the search.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Waterloo Regional Police Service.

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