February 11, 2016 6:32 pm
Updated: February 12, 2016 6:37 am

Saskatoon police investigate suspicious package at downtown business

The Saskatoon Police Service Explosives Disposal Unit responded to reports of a suspicious package after someone at a downtown business called police.

Luke Banville / Global News

SASKATOON – A suspicious package in a downtown neighbourhood Thursday afternoon turned out to be nothing that risked public safety. Police received a call from someone at a business who said the package was outside a building in the 300-block of 4th Avenue North.

The Saskatoon Police Service Explosives Disposal Unit attended after police were called around 1:15 p.m. CT.

Officers were on scene for about three hours with parts of 4th Avenue and 24th Street blocked off.

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Police lifted traffic restrictions once they determined the package wasn’t putting anyone in danger.

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