Suspicious package safely removed from Richibucto RCMP detachment


A suspicious package that was found at the Richibucto RCMP detachment on Tuesday morning has been safely removed.

Police say the package was found at 8 a.m. on August 6 and the building was evacuated while the surrounding area was blocked off as a precaution.

The New Brunswick RCMPs Explosives Disposal Unit was called to attend and the package was removed from the premises before being safely disposed of.

Police say it was determined there was no risk from the package.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Richibucto RCMP at 506-523-4611 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).