UPDATE @ 4:30 PM on March 8th

According to the KJ, while it was initially felt safe for school to be held, information had been obtained that seemed to indicate a bomb could be in one (or more) of the area's schools.  At this time, it appears that officers are still searching the schools.

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UPDATE @ 12:30 PM on March 8th

We're hearing that Spruce Mountain schools have been dismissed due to the Knapp Street situation.

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According to the KJ, there is a hostage situation in progress in Livermore Falls.

At some point in the night, or early morning, neighbors heard a loud bang.  No one is sure what time that was.  However, we do know that police were called at approximately 5:45 AM on Monday (March 8th).

Three people are being held at the house at 48 Knapp Street.

Reportedly, there are three people being held in the house.  All are reportedly being restrained with zip ties.

Initially, there were four people being held, but one escaped.

Portions of Cargill Street and Knapp Street, as well as several adjacent streets are blocked off.

In addition to Livermore Falls police, Jay Police, members of the  Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office, and the Maine State Police are on site.

This story will be updated...


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