Whitehorse, Yukon – On May 10, 2021 at 1:30 p.m., Whitehorse RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious package, reported to be an explosive device on 2nd Avenue between Black St and Ogilvie St, Whitehorse. For the safety of the public, 2nd Avenue was closed, and Yukonstruct and Yukon University were evacuated.
The “M” Division Explosive Disposal Unit attended the location, safely removed the package, and upon dismantling, it was determined to not to be an explosive.
The investigation is ongoing and the Whitehorse RCMP would like to thank members of the public for their assistance and understanding as the event unfolded.
Anyone with information about the incident is requested to contact the Whitehorse RCMP at 867-667-5555.
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