Bomb threat at Niagara Falls convention centre

Evacuation at the Niagara Falls Scotiabank Convention Centre.
Photo taken by Twitter user...

Evacuation at the Niagara Falls Scotiabank Convention Centre. Photo taken by Twitter user @BobHatcher2

QMI AGENCY

, Last Updated: 12:08 AM ET

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. -- Police were probing a possible security threat at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls Friday evening.

The centre is hosting the Niagara Food and Wine Expo this weekend and UGC (Ultimate Gaming Challenge) 2014.

Police evacuated the centre around 7:15 p.m.

“Call came in to police but no confirmation. Being evacuated as a precaution,” Const. Derek Watson said in a tweet.

Police did not immediately provide any further information.


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