Toronto police are investigating a series of bomb threats that occurred Tuesday morning at post-secondary campuses across the city.
Officials have confirmed that Ryerson University, OCAD University, George Brown College and Humber College are all involved, impacting 10 campuses around the Toronto area.
The @TorontoPolice Service is responding to numerous bomb threats to post-secondary campuses throughout the city. We're investigating & working w/ schools to evacuate where necessary. Anyone who has received a threat or has info on the investigation is asked to call police. ^CdK— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) June 18, 2019
Ryerson University, in the city’s downtown core, informed the public that the police investigation at the Chang School concluded, with the building officially reopened.
Toronto Police Service has completed their investigation and given the all clear. The Chang School has re-opened.— Ryerson University (@RyersonU) June 18, 2019
George Brown College has confirmed that the school received a “threatening email,” which prompted the police activity.
UPDATE: Toronto Police Service has cleared @GBCollege following their safety check of all campus buildings. All classes and operations continue as scheduled. We appreciate your patience & cooperation as we worked with TPS to ensure the safety of our community.— George Brown College (@GBCollege) June 18, 2019
Humber College also confirmed that a threat was received but Toronto police did not instruct any of the campuses to evacuate.
Update Regarding Campus Threat— Humber College (@humbercollege) June 18, 2019
Toronto Police have concluded their campus searches. All classes, services & operations are continuing as scheduled. As a reminder, please report any suspicious activity by dialing 8500 from any college phone. For updates👉 https://t.co/TMWOg8lyvi
OCAD University will remain closed for the rest of the day, due to the investigation but will reopen Wednesday morning. Police have concluded their search at the school and have cleared the campus.
The OCAD University campus (all buildings) will reopen tomorrow morning, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, as per our regular summer schedule. Police have searched and cleared the campus. https://t.co/WXIkSpQqQ0— OCAD University (@OCAD) June 18, 2019
Hi all buildings at @OCAD have been evacuated. Everyone is safe. Just waiting on further information.— Puneet Dutt (@Puneet_Dutt) June 18, 2019
I work right beside one of the OCAD buildings and the rush our building management got us out was something I've never seen before.— Daryl (@ateDARYL) June 18, 2019
The words, "This is not a drill," was also a little terrifying. https://t.co/jPW7AONg8K
No injuries have been reported at this time and anyone with information is being asked to contact police.