Red Deer RCMP on scene at incident – CLEARED

Red Deer, Alberta – (8:32 PM) The RCMP have cleared from the incident at 58 Street and 58 Avenue.  The device was examined and determined not be an explosive.

Residents are able to access the apartment building. The public is thanked for their patience while the RCMP did their job.

BACKGROUND

Red Deer, Alberta – (5:58 PM) As of 3:30 p.m., the RCMP are on scene at an apartment building at 58 Street and 58 Avenue. The Red Deer RCMP responded to a complaint of a found firearm, and while on scene located an unknown device.

Red Deer RCMP
File Photo – Red Deer RCMP

In order to ensure public safety, the RCMP have secured and contained the immediate area. The Explosives Disposal Unit out of Edmonton has been deployed.

Until this matter is resolved, the public will not be able to access the apartment building at that location.

An update will be provided when able. There is no further information available about the nature of the device at this time.

Red Deer RCMP



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