City staff have closed the off-leash dog area in Baird Park Sunday after a potential poisoning threat to the animals was found.

Police were called to the park at 275 Keele St. where they found chocolate scattered throughout the wood chips in the dog park.

The park will be closed until further notice while police investigate the incident.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call 11 Division at 416-808-1100 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS.