Update - Suspicious Devices - 200 Block 19th Street East (rel#125)

Members of the SPS General Investigations Section are continuing to investigate following the discovery of a bag containing suspicious items.

Further examination revealed that the bag contained the necessary materials to create a low-level explosive device. The incident was not considered a threat to public safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the SPS at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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Saskatoon Police are investigating the discovery of a suspicious bag which was found to contain explosive devices.

On February 2, 2017, at approximately 7:30 a.m., a Patrol officer located a back pack which had been left on the ground in the 200 block of 19th Street East. Initial investigation located paint cans, however a further examination of the bag located explosive materials. Members of the SPS Explosives Disposal Unit were called to destroy the items. A further search of the area located another suspicious object however it is still being tested.

The investigation is continuing.

(Occurrence Number: 16-9362)