Updated: Police incident at Kelowna Shell station over

Police say a "suspicious item" left outside of the Shell gas station at Harvey and Richter was not a threat. 

The gift-wrapped package was discovered before 10am this morning, prompting a heavy police prescence and the closure of the gas station for about an hour. 

A police canine dog was brought in to confirm the package didn't contain any explosive substances. 

Officers on scene said they believe the package was left as a hoax and they have a suspect in mind.