Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a suspicious package this morning in Halifax.
At 7:16 a.m., Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a suspicious package in the area of Almon and Gottingen Streets. Responding officers located a suspicious package and subsequently shut down vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Gottingen Street between Almon and North Street.
Officers with the Explosive Disposal Unit attended the scene and determined there was no threat. The package was determined to be an empty briefcase. All streets have been re-opened to traffic.
Source: Media Release