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Walmart parking lot off limits as police investigate suspicious package UPDATE: false alarm

Police are investigating a package found in the area of Walmart, near Woodlawn and Woolwich
Guelph Police Stock 2016

UPDATE: 5:53 p.m.

The package has now been found to be a false alarm. The area has been reopened to the public. The Guelph Police Service would like to thank everyone in the area for their patience and understanding.

Guelph police are currently dealing with a situation in the area of Walmart, near Woodlawn and Woolwich. Police are currently investigating a suspicious package, which may be a concern to public safety.

People are being asked to leave the area and are being turned away from entering the parking lot. Guelph police area asking everyone to stay away from the area of Woodlawn and Woolwich until police can confirm there is no danger to the public.

Further updates to follow when information come to light.