Strathcona County RCMP respond to bomb threat

Sherwood Park, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP are currently on scene at a bank on Baseline Road in Sherwood Park as a result of a bomb threat.

At approximately 3:36 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a complaint of a distressed male inside the bank stating he has an explosive device. Police evacuated the bank and the male was arrested without incident.

The RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit is on route to assist in the investigation.

An update will be provided when possible. Media and public are requested to stay clear of this police activity

RCMP Vehicle
File Photo – RCMP Vehicle

UPDATE

Sherwood Park, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP are currently on scene at a bank on Baseline Road in Sherwood Park as a result of a bomb threat.

Police advice that the section of highway westbound on Baseline between Sherwood Drive to Bethel Drive has been shut down.

Motorist are asked to avoid the area until further notice.

Strathcona County RCMP



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