Evacuation At Barrie Mall Call Centre Over Suspicious Package

Police Called After Former Employee Allegedly Sent Manager Package

A brief evacuation at the Bayfield Mall today, after someone called in a suspicious package. The call came from the Telus call centre in the mall around 2:00 this afternoon, and police cleared the immediate area for safety’s sake. Police say the package was addressed to the manager from a former employee, and was cause for concern. They moved in and took a hard look at the item, then determined it wasn’t dangerous. The whole incident lasted less than half an hour.