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Police investigate suspicious package at playground

Police have shut down traffic between Robie and Wellington Streets to investigate a suspicious package call. (News 95.7/ Mark Hodgins)

Halifax Regional Police is currently on scene at a suspicious package call.

Police were called out shortly before 1:30 p.m. to a playground in the 5800 block of South Street.

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic has been shut down between Robie and Wellington Streets temporarily.

Officers with the Explosive Disposal Unit are on scene to examine the package and people are being asked to avoid the area. The investigation is ongoing.

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