Clandestine Longueuil gym raided by police; one arrested

MONTREAL —
A raid on a clandestine gym in Longueuil resulted in the arrest of one person, according to police.

In a statement, the Longueuil police department said they interrupted a gathering of 60 people at noon on Monday in front of an underground gym being illegally run on Kimber Blvd.

Police said a man had issued an invitation to others to join him at the gym via social media.

According to police, the gym was barricated last week but the 49-year-old suspect removed the barricade and entered the premise. The Longueuil resident was arrested and will be charged with obstruction and harm.

Police said the gathering was broken up peacefully.

Clandestine Longueuil gym raided by police; one arrested