Two U of T residences briefly evacuated after suspicious object found
Chris Fox, CP24.com
Published Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3:36PM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, November 14, 2017 5:34PM EST
Two University of Toronto residences were briefly evacuated on Tuesday afternoon after a suspicious object was found in the area.
Police were called to Wetmore Hall Residence near Harbord Street and Spadina Avenue at around 2:45 p.m. after campus police came upon the object.
According to the University of Toronto, both Wetmore Hall and the adjacent Wilson Hall residence were evacuated.
The all-clear order was then given at around 5:30 p.m. after a hazardous materials team was dispatched to the area.
The eastbound lanes of Harbord Street remain closed at Spadina Avenue but are expected to reopen shortly.