Suspicious package destroyed on lower Main Str., Moncton, N.B.
2012 06 13
Codiac Regional RCMP, with assistance from the RCMP Explosives Disposal Unit, responded to an incident at 135 Main Street in Moncton.
Shortly after 8:00 a.m. on June 13, 2012, a suspicious package with a note containing a threat was found inside the front doors of the CIBC. For safety reasons, a section of Main Street was closed for approximately four hours as traffic travelling between Moncton and Dieppe was re-directed onto alternate routes.
The package was destroyed as a precaution by the RCMP Explosives Disposal Unit robot. The package contained fireworks and a powdered milk subsititute.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident or who may have seen anyone acting suspicious around the bank during the overnight or early morning hours is asked to contact Codiac Regional RCMP at 506-857-2400 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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