Public safety alert issued after hazardous substance found in east end park

Jan 2 2021, 8:06 am

The Toronto Police Service has issued a public safety alert after “hazardous” substances were found in an east end park.

In a release, police said that at around 1:00pm on January 1, several two litre plastic bottles were found in a park near McCowan Road and Eglinton Avenue East in Scarborough.

The bottles contained a white substance, according to the release.

“The contents of the bottles are combustible, considered hazardous, and should not be touched,” police said.

Public safety alert

Toronto Police Service

Public safety alert

Toronto Police Service

Officers are asking the public to contact them immediately should any other suspicious bottles be located.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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