October 12, 2017 11:56 pm
Updated: October 13, 2017 12:54 am

Edmonton police respond to report of suspicious package at Hawrelak Park

Police presence at Edmonton's Hawrelak Park on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.

Eric Beck, Global News
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Edmonton police cleared Hawrelak Park Thursday evening after someone found a suspicious package and called 911.

At around 7:30 p.m., access to the park was blocked and roads nearby were shut down to ensure public safety.

The Explosive Disposal Unit came in and discovered it was not an explosive but a GPS device used to geocache.

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