Police Investigating Online Threats to Peel Region Schools
Peel Regional Police have launched an investigation into online threats made to six secondary schools in Mississauga and Brampton, which are scheduled to take place on March 10th. According to reports, the threats were made via social media on March 2nd, threatening to “shoot up” the six identified schools in the Peel Region.
In response, the Dufferin Peel Catholic District and Peel School Boards have been working with police to ensure the safety of students and staff. The schools identified in the threat include Holy Name of Mary Secondary School, Louise Arbour Secondary School, St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School, Notre Dame Secondary School, Chinguacousy Secondary School, and Ascension of Our Lord Secondary School.
Threats Made via Social Media on March 2
The spokesperson for the Dufferin-Peel District School Board has confirmed that an announcement will be made on Wednesday. Meanwhile, police are urging anyone with information related to the threats to come forward and contact the Peel Regional Police. It is important to take such threats seriously and to work together to ensure the safety of our communities.