**Updated* No threat with package in parked vehicle in the Halifax-area: police

**Updated at 12:19 p.m.**

A section of Highway 102 in the Halifax area has reopened after police investigated a suspicious package in a vehicle.

The southbound lanes between Kearney Lake Road and Bayers Lake were closed for a short while Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle parked on the southbound shoulder of the highway around 7:50 a.m., and found the package inside.

In an update just after noon, police said the Explosive Disposal Unit determined there was no threat and the highway reopened to traffic.