Monday March 26, 2012

 

Local News

Bomb Scare

Chilliwack RCMP deal with suspicious boxes at Heritage park

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Police wrap up parking lot operation at Heritage Park Monday.

 

 

he RCMP Bomb Disposal Unit was called to Heritage Park in the early afternoon on Monday after staff there reported two large unidentified cardboard shipping boxes they noticed in the parking lot. Police cleared the area to avoid unnecessary injuries to the public as they dealt with them.

 

A remote controlled robot was used successfully during the operation.

 

The RCMP said the packages did not have any explosives, however they did find a "distraction device" or some type of noisemaker.

 

 

 

 

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