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Peace Arch border crossing re-opened after police incident

Peace Arch crossing.
Peace Arch crossing. BC Ministry of Transportation

The Peace Arch border crossing is open in both directions this morning after being closed down for hours Friday night.

Just after 6 p.m. Friday, the border crossing was shut down by Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA).

They called Surrey RCMP for back-up after a driver reportedly told police he had explosives in his car.

People wanting to cross the border were directed to the Pacific Highway crossing, causing lengthy line-ups and delays.

A spokesperson for CBSA says no explosives were found.

The border was re-opened in both directions a few hours later.

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