Halifax Regional Police is providing an update on the investigation into suspicious envelopes that were located at Halifax City Hall earlier this week.
Members of the Forensic Identification Section have completed forensic testing and no substances were detected in relation to the envelopes.
On February 8 police responded to a report of suspicious envelopes that had been delivered to Halifax City Hall. Members from the Forensic Identification Section attended and seized a number of envelopes in relation to the investigation.
There are no reported injuries or illness in relation to these envelopes. However, the investigation is ongoing by members of the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division.
For information on how to identify and what to do if you encounter a suspicious package, visit:
- Government of Canada website: https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/cnt/hzd/sspcspckgs-en.aspx
- Canada Post: https://www.canadapost-postescanada.ca/cpc/en/support/kb/security/general-information/what-to-do-if-you-get-a-suspicious-letter-or-parcel
Anyone with information about the suspicious envelopes is asked to call police at 902-490-5020. 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 using the P3 Tips App.