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Suspicious package in West Kelowna not a threat, say RCMP

West Kelowna RCMP says a suspicious package that was found in front of a local business on Monday morning was determined not to be a threat to the public.
West Kelowna RCMP says a suspicious package that was found in front of a local business on Monday morning was determined not to be a threat to the public. Global News

West Kelowna RMCP says a suspicious package found Monday morning in front of a local business wasn’t a threat to the public.

After investigating the incident, police issued a press release on Tuesday morning, stating the package was non-criminal in nature.

Police said as a precaution the area was cordoned off and an explosive disposal unit was brought in, which determined the package’s contents weren’t threatening.

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West Kelowna RCMP was called to the 3900 block of Dunfield Road at around 8:30 a.m. Monday after employees spotted a suspicious package that had been left there sometime over the weekend.

Police added that since the package wasn’t deemed a threat, the incident is now considered close.

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