2 arrested in early-morning search of houses in Hay River

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Hay River RCMP has arrested two people after officers entered two residences early Monday morning.

Police issued a news release about 1:15 a.m. Monday asking residents to stay away from the area of Stewart Dr. and Riverbend , but said there was no risk to the public.

Police say units from Alberta and Yukon also took part in the search.

It’s not clear what the individuals have been arrested for as their names have not been released. Police say an update will be shared publicly after charges are laid.