All clear after suspicious package shuts down Ottawa Police HQ

A suspicious package investigation temporarily shut down Ottawa Police HQ on Elgin Thursday evening.

Explosive and hazardous materials teams were called to the scene at about 8:15 and the building was closed to the public.

There are reports an envelope carrying a powder of some kind was brought in by a person who asked for the substance to be identified.

The area was declared safe and the building reopened before 8:45.

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