OPP Explosive Device Unit assisting with suspicious package investigation: Chatham-Kent police
Chatham-Kent police and the OPP Explosive Device Unit had a section of Park Avenue closed to investigate a suspicious package in Chatham, Ont. on Monday, May 10, 2021. (Angelo Aversa/CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- Chatham-Kent Police continue to investigate a suspicious package deemed dangerous.
Officers responded to the report of a suspicious package outside a residence on Park Avenue West around 2:30 p.m. Monday.
For public safety reasons, the road between Wedgewood Boulevard and O’Neil Street was closed to traffic and those in the immediate area were evacuated.
The OPP Explosive Disposal Unit were called in to assist. The suspicious package was deemed dangerous and the device was disabled.
Those who were evacuated returned to their homes around 10:00 p.m. last night.
The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Cole Abbott at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-380-6024. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.