26
September
2023
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17:35
America/New_York

Hamilton Police Make Arrest in Bomb Threat

Hamilton Police have made an arrest after a series of bomb threats at schools across Hamilton.

On September 26, Hamilton Police arrested a 13-year-old for calling in a bomb threat at Mount Albion Elementary School. The call was traced back from the school to a local address, where a youth admitted making the threat.

There have been 16 school threats across Hamilton since September 21, 2023.

Hamilton Police recognize the importance of school safety and how threats of this nature can be difficult for students, staff, and their families. Police take incidents like these extremely seriously and will continue to work closely with school boards to help identify the individuals responsible and lay the appropriate criminal charges where a suspect(s) is identified.

Hamilton Police continue to investigate the threats. If you have any information you believe could assist police with these investigations, please call (905) 546-4925.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at www.crimestoppershamilton.com.