Nova Scotia

Halifax police say bag left in downtown area not suspicious

Part of downtown Halifax is cordoned off while police investigate a suspicious bag that was left on a sidewalk at George and Hollis streets.

Large, black duffel bag at George and Hollis streets

Halifax police have reopened a section of the city's downtown after they determined that a suspicious bag left on a sidewalk was a gym bag.

Police, including a bomb technician and a bomb-sniffing dog, were called in after someone reported a large, black duffel bag was left on a sidewalk at George and Hollis streets.

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