November 25, 2021 at 11:16
The Wellington County OPP responded to a suspicious package call today in Mount Forest.
The officers arrived at 8.40 to a multi-level residence on Egremont St. North.
It was reported that a suspicious package was observed at the front door of the apartment building.
Politiet med bistand fra Wellington County Housing evakuerede beboerne fra bygningen, og de blev flyttet til opvarmningscentret, som var oprettet ved Mount Forest and District Sports Complex.
OPP Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) is on its way to the site to dispose of the package. There is no other known risk to public safety at present and more information will be released when it becomes available.
Anyone with information about this incident should call OPP for free at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip online at www.csgw.tips. You may be eligible for a Crime Stoppers reward of up to $ 2,000.
OPP wants to remind anyone who may encounter a suspicious package – if not to handle it… keep a safe distance – and call the police immediately.
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