KITCHENER -- The City of Guelph says that city hall was put on lockdown due to a suspicious package on Tuesday afternoon.

The city tweeted about the incident around 3 p.m., saying police were at the scene. Later Tuesday, officials sent another update saying the lockdown was due to a suspicious package. The tweet said police cleared the package from the scene.

By 3:50 p.m., city staff told CTV Kitchener that the issue was resolved, and that city hall would stay closed for the rest of the day.

It will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.