WINNIPEG – Construction crews in the River Osborne are made an unusual discovery Tuesday.
Winnipeg Police shut down Mayfair between River and Main around 11:00a.m., after crews unearthed an old military shell.
Old military shell found during excavation. Mayfair closed till further notice. pic.twitter.com/SEFlH72G2a
— Winnipeg Police (@wpgpolice) August 23, 2016
The Bomb Unit was called in to investigate.
The area has since re-opened and police say the situation has been safely resolved.