Red Deer apartment building evacuated after possible explosive device found

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A suspicious package believed to be a possible explosive device forced the evacuation of an apartment building in Red Deer, Alberta.

CTV Reports:

Mounties were called to an apartment building in the area of 47 Avenue and 48 Street at 12:10 p.m. after a suspicious package being treated as a possible explosive device was found.

Police evacuated residents and employees from the first floor as a precautionary measure.

The following roads around the building will be closed until 5 p.m.:

• 47 Avenue between 48 and 50 Street

• 49 Street between 46 and 48 Avenue