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Media Release

Release Date: January 27th, 2020 - 3:43pm

Originator: Constable, Ryan Anderson, Corporate Communications, 905 825 4899

Contact: Staff Sergeant, Gus Bistas, 1 District , 905 825 4747 ext. 2410

Location: Halton Hills

Georgetown Public School Evacuated after Bomb Threat

‚ÄčOn January 27, 2020 at approximately 12:00 pm the Halton Regional Police Service responded to Harrison Public School in Georgetown after a bomb threat was received by the school.

The threat came directly to the school by telephone. As a result, the school was evacuated and searched by police. Once the investigation was complete, the threat was deemed to be unfounded and students and staff were returned to the school.

The Halton Regional Police Service would like to thank staff and students for their cooperation with this morning's investigation and speedy evacuation of the building.

The investigation is ongoing at this time and there is no known related further threat to public safety.