Toronto Police are currently investigating reports of suspicious packages at Union Station found during the afternoon of Monday, March 9. There have been reports of unattended items in front of the transit hub and police have called in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive materials unit. As the investigation continues, there may be a chance of road closures in some areas nearby.\nToronto Police Services sent out a tweet at around 5:27 p.m. on Monday afternoon, during the evening rush hour, after receiving reports of suspicious packages outside the station.\nOfficers have been able to locate the unidentified object and reported they were setting up a perimeter around the scene.\n"SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE: Union Station - On the street - In front of station - Reports of suspicious packages - Officers have located package - Perimeter being set up - There may be road closures - CBRNE Team attending," reads the tweet.\nAccording to Toronto Police at 6:21 p.m., the package has been opened and checked and found to contain nothing dangerous. The area will be opened shortly.*\nIn a video shared by Global News reporter Kraig Krause, Toronto police officers can be seen directing evening traffic in order to avoid the area in the intersection of Wellington Street West and Bay Street.\nAccording to media present at the scene, Union remains open with transit running as normal.\nAccording to Toronto Police, a suspicious package was found at Union Station. Police are redirecting traffic at Wellington St. W and Bay. @globalnewsto @CKWS_TV pic.twitter.com/6oIA9fMzyE— Kraig Krause (@KrauseKraig) March 9, 2020\nToronto police say they have called in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive materials unit after officers located two suspicious packages at Union Station.— CP24 (@CP24) March 9, 2020\nThe TTC also tweeted soon after Toronto Police reported the investigation, warning evening commuters that the No. 6 Bay route is currently detouring around King and Yonge Streets and Queens Quay West.\n680News' Mark Douglas reports that two suspicious packages were found and that most of the police activity is around Bay Street.\nMost of the police activity is on the Bay Street side of Union Station. Two suspicious packages found. The station is open. Crowds are dense with a few angry commuters lashing out at police officers on the perimeter. @680NEWS pic.twitter.com/OPLJdn2aIV— Mark Douglas (@Douglas680NEWS) March 9, 2020\nDouglas adds that while Union remains open and running as normal, crowds gathering nearby included dense a few frustrated commuters "lashing out" at police officers on the perimeter.\nAccording to City News, the Bay entrance to Union is closed at the time of writing, while the southbound lanes of Bay itself have been closed at Front Street.\nMeanwhile, photos and videos taken by the public at the scene show a large number of police officers gathered near the station.\nHeavy police presence at union. Lockdown of bay st. pic.twitter.com/QLwN91i0OD— Volatility Smile (@volatilitysmile) March 9, 2020\n¿Cómo inicio su lunes? 🚥Toronto police say they have called in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive materials unit after officers located two suspicious packages at Union Station. pic.twitter.com/g2Cr8IhNRP— Antonio Zurita (@Oasisantonio) March 9, 2020\nBack in October 2019, Union introduced the use of 24-hour bomb-sniffing dogs that were trained by the Toronto Police Service. Those duty pups are now paired up with Metrolinx Transit Safety Officers.\nToronto Police's communication did not seem to suggest those dogs were used in this incident.\n*This article has been updated.