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Post office on Rye St. evacuated

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The Canada Post Office on Rye Street in Peterborough was evacuated this morning after police received information about a suspicious package. 

A command post was set up and the Durham Regional Police Canine Unit called in to look for the package. It is specifically trained in this type of search according to police.

Neighbouring businesses were also evacuated and closed for police to investigate.

After a thorough search of the building nothing was found. All employees were allowed back into the building and businesses reopened this afternoon.

 

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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