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Suspicious Package in Mount Forest

MOUNT FOREST – Wellington OPP were called to a vacant lot behind a business on Durham Street West today after getting a report of a suspicious package.

Workers discovered a wooden crate at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday that had suspicious contents in it that could not be identified as non-hazardous. OPP and Wellington North Fire Services attended and are actively investigating. The business has been partially evacuated until the contents have been identified. Foster Street was temporarily closed but is now reopened.

The Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may information regarding these events to please call 1-888-310-1122.