Schools In Northern Ontario Targeted, No Evidence Of Actual Devices

(ORILLIA, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating multiple bomb threats across Northern Ontario.

The threats targeted multiple schools under multiple school boards across North East and North West Regions, demanding payment.

As a precaution the majority of the targeted schools have been closed while the investigation continues. Parents are encouraged to contact their schools or school boards for more information. In additional to local officers, the OPP Cyber Investigation Team is engaged.

The public is always encouraged to report any suspicious activity that could be a risk to public safety.