Public Gardens reopen after suspicious package found; no threat to public

Halifax’s Public Gardens have reopened after police investigated the discovery of a suspicious package.

The package was found in the gardens, near the women's washroom, early Monday morning.

The gardens were closed and Halifax Regional Police were asking people to stay away from the area as they investigated.

Police now say the investigation is complete and there is no threat to public safety. 

Police have not said what was in the package.

The Public Gardens have reopened to the public.

Public Gardens now open after suspicious package outside of ladies restroom was found this morning. No word on what package content was, but package was secured and police are leaving area.@CTVAtlantic pic.twitter.com/8X3rmquReB

— Carl Pomeroy (@CarlPomeroyCTV) October 26, 2020