Officers with the Brantford Police Service investigated a suspicious package located by a concerned citizen on Monday, November 1.
The suspicious package was found outside a retail plaza located at 185 King George Road at approximately 8:15 a.m., this morning.
As a precautionary measure, the occupants of the plaza, as well as the East Side of a nearby apartment building located at 7 Olivetree Road have been evacuated until further notice.
Oxford Street has been closed to traffic. Brantford police request the public avoid the area.
Brantford Police Service provided and update on the situation a short while later.
Brantford Police Service have cleared the scene at 185 King George Road as it has been determined that the suspicious package does not pose any threat to the public.
Oxford Street has been reopened.
We would like to thank the public for their assistance and patience as officers worked to ensure the safety of the public.