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Police, bomb squad investigate 'irregular' discovery in Liberty Village

Last Updated Feb 15, 2021 at 3:20 pm EDT

Police outside a building on Wellington Street and Strachan Avenue investigating an "irregular" discovery on Feb. 15, 2021. CITYNEWS/Arthur Pressick

Toronto police’s Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) investigated an “irregular” discovery in Liberty Village on Monday morning.

Police say they were conducting an unrelated investigation in the Wellington Street and Strachan Avenue area when they came across something “of great concern”.

Toronto Fire and the bomb squad were immediately called in to aid in the investigation.

TTC buses were also called in to provide shelter to residents, however police said no evacuations had been ordered.

Around 1:40 p.m., police said the “situation has been resolved” and resident who were not inside the building already were allowed to return home.

There is no word on any injuries or arrests.

No further details were provided regarding the nature of the initial investigation or why the bomb squad had to be called.