Suspicious Packages - 100 Block Of 4th Ave. S

Saskatoon Police are currently attending to a call of suspicious packages in the 100 block of 4th Avenue North.

At approximately 11:00 a.m., June 20, 2018, SPS received a report that a man was observed placing a brief case in front of a door to a business and a second briefcase in a parking lot nearby. When Patrol officers arrived, the male suspect was located and taken into custody. Currently, the Canine Unit and the Explosive Disposal Unit are investigating at the scene. A perimeter has been established and we are advising the public and the media to avoid the area if possible. Traffic restrictions are in place with 4th Avenue northbound lanes closed to all traffic, however the southbound lanes remain open.

Further updates will be released when information becomes available.

(Occurrence Number: 18-63013)