11/17/2012 06:21 EST | Updated 01/17/2013 05:12 EST

Military ordnance found inside Lethbridge home

Police in Lethbridge continue to investigate the discovery of military ordnance that was found inside a residence located at 1000 block of 29th Street South.

The explosive disposal unit and members from the Canadian Forces Base Suffield are still on site to make sure the device is removed safely.

The type and quantity of the military ordnance is not fully known at this time.

Police say the risk to the community has been reduced and those who chose to leave their homes in the area have been allowed to return.