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(Updated) Police investigate bomb threat

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Update: Police have concluded a search and nothing suspicious has been located. Spring Garden Road has re-opened to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic. The matter remains under investigation

Halifax Regional Police have re-opened Spring Garden Road to all traffic

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Halifax Regional Police is currently on scene investigating a bomb threat in Halifax.

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At 10:23 a.m., police responded to the RBC Royal Bank located at 5855 Spring Garden Road for a bomb threat after the bank received a threatening phone call from an anonymous person. Officers are on scene and searching the area, however, nothing suspicious has been located to this point. The bank is being evacuated as a precaution and police ask people to avoid this area until further notice. Spring Garden Road is closed between South Park and Carleton Streets.

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The investigation into this matter is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip – Tip 202 + your message to 274637.

– Source: Media Release

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