Ryerson University buildings, roads to reopen after suspicious package investigation

Police said investigators are on scene at Bond Street and Gould Street. Ryerson University said in a tweet that the area is being evacuated. Don Mitchell / Global News Radio 640 Toronto

Roads and buildings in the area of Ryerson University are expected to reopen after a suspicious package investigation prompted evacuations on Friday morning.

Just before 11:40 a.m., police said on Twitter the item turned out to be a “discarded small alarm.”

Investigators were called to the area of Bond Street and Gould Street at 9:28 a.m. Toronto police Const. Caroline de Kloet said the package was located outdoors in a concrete bin.

Ryerson had said on Twitter the area was evacuated and six of its buildings were temporarily closed.



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