Both schools are closed in Tatamagouche today as an incident unfolds involving the RCMP.

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board says children who were already on buses on their way to the school can be picked up at Tatamagouche Elementary, where they’ll be waiting on buses.

Many on social media have noted a heavy police presence in the area this morning, with a portion of Route 6 closed to the public. The RCMP has yet to disclose any information as to what is happening, however say information will be forthcoming.

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Raissa Tetanish is the editor of the Tatamagouche Light. She has more than 12 years experience as a reporter, with a background in both photography and photojournalism. She can be reached at 902-305-6177, or