Police training in Cornwall’s west end

CORNWALL – If you hear loud bangs in the west end of the city, you should know that police are conducting a training exercise.

The drill will happen today (Thursday) between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. near Saunders Drive and Second Street West.

Members of the Cornwall Emergency Response Team (ERT) are taking part and will be shooting blanks (no live ammunition).

While the exercise is not expected to affect traffic, police are still asking people to avoid the area.