Halifax Regional Police is investigating after suspicious envelopes were delivered to a building this morning in Halifax.
At 11:39 a.m., an employee at the Law Courts at 1815 Upper Water Street contacted police after receiving two suspicious envelopes by regular mail. The envelopes were kept in the reception area of the building where they stayed until the arrival of emergency personnel. The building was evacuated as a precaution. Officer assigned to the Forensic Identification Section attended the scene and safely removed the envelopes from the building. The envelopes did not contain any harmful substances. Officers are continuing to examine the contents and are attempting to determine the origin of the envelopes.
Investigators assigned to the General Investigation Section of the Integrated Criminal Investigation Division are following up with this investigation