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Suspicious package leads to brief lock down of Guelph City Hall

Police say the incident was resolved safely and there were no arrests
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Guelph City Hall closed early Tuesday due to an undisclosed incident that involved police. Kenneth Armstrong/GiuelphToday

Guelph City Hall was in lockdown briefly Tuesday afternoon following an incident that involved a suspicious package.

Guelph Police checked out the package and it was determined to not be of any threat.

The city's Twitter account tweeted that the building was shut down around 3:30 p.m.

"City hall is on lockdown. Guelph Police is on scene investigating. We’ll provide updates as we learn more," the city said.

Thirty minutes later they tweeted that the situation had been resolved but that City Hall was closing early and ServiceGuelph would reopen Wednesday morning at 8:30 p.m.

A spokesman for the Guelph Police Service didn't disclose details of the incident, saying it had been resolved, everyone was safe and there were no arrests.




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