Suspicious object shuts down part of Pine Street…

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: Police have the 2500 block of Pine Street closed to the public after a suspicious object was located at a home this morning…

Police say at 8:20 AM on May 13, 2021, the Prince George RCMP responded to an incident on the 2500 block of Pine Street. When Frontline members arrived at the residence, they discovered a suspicious object.

“Police have since requested the assistance of the BCRCMP Explosives Disposal Unit to deal with the object. The Prince George RCMP utilizes the BCRCMP Explosives Disposal Unit for several incidents of this type each year,” states Cst. Jennifer Cooper from the Prince George RCMP.

In the interest of maintaining public safety, members have removed nearby residents from their homes and have restricted access to the location. There is currently no risk to the public outside of the immediate area that police have secured. At this time, we encourage those that have been displaced by this event and require support or assistance finding accommodation to contact RCMP Victim Services by calling 250-561-3329.

This incident is ongoing. Police will provide updates as they become available.

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