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Police Called to Two Suspicious Packages

WINNIPEG, MB - On December 29, 2020, at approximately 1:45 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to the 200 block of River Avenue for the report of a suspicious package.

Business and residential tenants within the immediate vicinity were evacuated as a precaution, and the intersection of Donald Street and River Avenue was blocked off.

While police were investigating this situation, another call was made to 911 involving a suspicious package at a Canada Post facility on McDermot Avenue.

The Winnipeg Police Bomb Unit attended both locations and determined there was no danger to the public.

It is unknown if these two incidents are related.

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