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