UPDATE: Extra Police Presence Around Brampton Schools Following Phone Threats


Police say students will be dismissed in a controlled manner after two Brampton schools were put under lockdown due to alleged phone threats.

Around 1:00 p.m. today, Peel police said that St. Francis Xavier CES (located in the Main and Steeles Area) and Holy Spirit CES (located in the Goreway and Richgrove area) were under lockdown after threats were made against the school over the phone.

Nearby schools Parkway PES and WG Davis PES were subsequently put under hold and secure.

Both St. Francis Xavier and Holy Spirit were eventually downgraded to hold and secure status.

Police say no injuries were reported and that there's no suspect information at this time.

Now, police say students can expect a controlled dismissal. Police say that students who are walking home will notice increased police presence, and that dus students will continue home on the bus.

Parents attending the school can attend the main lobby

An officer will remain at school to assist remaining students.

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