Release Date: November 19th, 2018 - 8:05pm
Originator: Staff Sergeant Andy Forde, Uniform Operations, 905-825-4747 ext. 2210
Contact: D/Sergeant Paul Foley, Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2215
At approximately 17:30 hours members of the Halton Regional Police - Explosives Disposal Unit (EDU) attended the scene at 2506 Hampshire Gate in Oakville and identified the device as a Canadian military training round. Military personnel were contacted and attended the scene to remove the device.
At this time police have cleared from the area and there are no further public safety concerns.
Police are continuing to investigate the incident and are asking anyone who may have any information to contact the Oakville Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825 4747 ext. 2215 / 2216.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.
Halton Police Conducting Investigation
Halton Regional Police are conducting an investigation into a suspicious item located in the area of Bristol Circle and Hamshire Gate, Oakville. Public is requested to avoid the area.