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.
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.