Police conducting training exercise in northside neighbourhood

Lethbridge Regional Police are advising the public that members of the Tactical Team and Explosive Disposal Unit will be conducting a training exercise in a northside neighbourhood.

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 Tac and EDU members will be staged at a home located at 723 18 Street North to participate in a mock hostage-taking scenario. During the exercise the public may hear some loud noises, but there is no risk to neighbours.

The exercise will take place from approximately 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and the public is advised to avoid the area during that time.

**Any media who are interested in conducting interviews are invited to attend 7 Avenue/18 Street at 3 p.m. This will be the only opportunity for on-camera interviews**