UPDATE: Suspicious Package On 8 Street NW

Medicine Hat Police have evacuated the business on 8 Street NW and ask the public to stay away from the area

Medicine Hat Police are investigating a suspicious package that could be a possible improvised explosive device.  Police say it was found on the street in front of the Service Credit Union branch at 45A 8 Street NW.  All businesses in the area have been evacuated and closed and police are asking the public to stay away from the area.  Police say the investigation is on-going and anticipated to take several hours to ensure public safety.  ~~  Warren Affleck

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