March 2, 2016 1:44 pm
Updated: March 2, 2016 3:31 pm

Vancouver Police call off bomb threat; re-open street

Vancouver Police blocked off Dunsmuir and Beatty Street in downtown Vancouver to deal with a suspected explosive device Wednesday morning.

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Vancouver Police blocked off a downtown street on Wednesday morning to deal with a potential explosive device found in a vehicle.

The device was found by police after a traffic stop on Beatty Street near Dunsmuir Street.

The VPD Emergency Response Team with the Explosive Disposal Unit were on the scene and eventually determined the suspicious item was not a bomb and posed no threat to the public.

Police have re-opened the street.

Vancouver Police close a downtown street following a bomb threat.

Mike Louie | Global News

 

 

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