This is the design chosen by residents of Amhertsburg for police vehicles when Windsor police takes over responsibilities in 2019. ( submitted by the Town of Amherstburg )

Investigators have recovered and rendered safe a suspicious package reported in Amherstburg, police say.

Windsor police with the Amherstburg Detachment responded to the incident Friday morning.

Police say there is no longer a direct threat to public safety.

Roads were closed at Howard Avenue in both directions in the 7800 block of County Road 9 between County Road 8 and North Side Road but have since reopened.

Police say the matter remains under investigation.

Police presence in Town of Amherstburg involving report of suspicious item.
Roads will be closed at Howard Avenue in both directions (7800 block of County Rd 9) between County Road 8 and North Side Road.
Please avoid area until further notice.
Case 20-80325 pic.twitter.com/yDTQ9yvep5

— WPS-Amherstburg Detachment (@WPS_Amherstburg) September 4, 2020

UPDATE: Suspicious Package in #Amherstburg
Investigators recovered & rendered safe a suspicious package in relation to this matter. There is no longer a direct threat to public safety. Roads are OPEN. Matter remains under investigation. TY for your patience. Case 80325 -07257

— Windsor Police (@WindsorPolice) September 4, 2020