Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021

File: 21-10289

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers, with the assistance of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT), are investigating after a suspicious package was reported in Vic West Park this afternoon

At approximately 1 p.m. this afternoon Patrol officers were called to Vic West Park in the 100-block of Wilson Street for a report of a suspicious package. Officers located the package near the dog park at that location.

Out of an abundance of caution officers have contained the park and GVERT has been called to assist with the investigation. Please avoid the park for the time being.

There are no road closures at this time. However, traffic may be disrupted in the area.