Release Date: February 13th, 2019 - 9:00am
Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899
Contact: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4899
On February 13, 2019 at approximately 4:06 am the Halton Regional Police Service received information of a bomb threat to Holy Trinity Secondary School in Oakville. Prior to students arriving at the school, police attended and completed a thorough sweep of the building. Nothing suspicious was located at the school.
The school was opened to students and faculty at 8:05 am. Police are confident there is no threat to students or persons related to this incident and believe this to be a 'swatting' occurrence.
Halton Regional Police Service's 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau will be continuing the investigation into this threat, however at this time no arrests have been made.
The Halton Regional Police Service's school liaison officer will remain on scene at the school today.
Any persons with information regarding this incident are asked to call Halton Police at 905-825-4777 or contact 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-824-4777 ext. 2215.