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Police investigating suspicious package

Police were unable to determine what the package was and called for the Guelph Fire Department Hazmat Team to assist
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NEWS RELEASE
GUELPH POLICE SERVICE
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On Monday, March 12, 2018 at approximately 9:30 a.m., Guelph police received a call about a suspicious package at 1 Stone Road. It did not appear that the package was a danger to the public, however, to err on the side of caution, a specialist was brought in. Police determined that the package was not an explosive/incendiary device of any kind.

Police were unable to determine what the package was and called for the Guelph Fire Department Hazmat Team to assist. At approximately 11 a.m. police began evacuating the building. Note, this was done as a precaution only. There was no evidence that there was any danger to the public.

At approximately 11:30 a.m., the hazmat team removed the package without incident. Everyone was allowed back into the building at that point.

Investigation continues into the package and what it is.

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