Ottawa Parliament: Harper’s Office Evacuated After Reports of Suspicious Person

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
October 16, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office was evacuated on Wednesday amid reports of a suspicious person nearby.

CP24 reported that the area around Parliament was closed down “ because of a suspicious person inside the building.” 

Harper was not in the building at the time.

The bomb squad was also called to the building, said a local woman, who wrote about it on Twitter. 

Canadian authorities said they took a man into custody, said CBC News.

Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.