olice are investigating after responding to two bomb threats early this morning.
At 1:26 a.m., Halifax District RCMP received a call from an anonymous male who claimed he was in the parking lot of Cole Harbour Place with bombs and a hunting rifle. Police immediately cordoned off an area surrounding Forest Hills Parkway and searched the area. Nothing suspicious was found.
At 2:17 a.m., Halifax District RCMP received an automated phone message from an anonymous person indicating there was a bomb at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. A search of the airport was conducted with assistance from Halifax Regional Police and the RCMP Police Dog Service. Nothing suspicious was found.
These matters remain under investigation by the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.
Police are asking anyone with information about these incidents to contact Halifax District RCMP or Halifax Regional Police at 902-490-5020. Should you wish to remain anonymous, citizens can also call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP202 + your message to ‘CRIMES’ (274637) or by secure online tips atwww.crimestoppers.ns.ca.
Source: Media Release