Members of the Caledon Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment are investigating a bomb threat incident involving Mayfield Secondary School.
On October 5, 2022 at 11:30a.m., members of the Caledon OPP received information regarding threats of a bomb at Mayfield Secondary School, as well as a threat of a bomb at the Walmart adjacent to the school, resulting in the evacuation of both Mayfield Secondary School and Walmart.
Emergency services including the Peel Regional Police, Caledon and Brampton Fire Services, and Peel Region Paramedic services assisted with the evacuations and resulting road closures.
Members of the Caledon OPP conducted a search of Mayfield Secondary School. No explosives were located and officers have since cleared the location.
The safety of our communities is our number one priority and we would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding in this matter.
The Caledon OPP continue to investigate. Anyone with knowledge of this incident are encouraged to contact the Caledon OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000 and not have to appear in court. You can also submit information online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca