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Police investigating bomb threat at École McTavish

Last Updated Oct 17, 2019 at 12:13 pm MST

Wood Buffalo RCMP are on the lookout for clues after a bomb threat at École McTavish high school.

At approximately 9:15 a.m. on Oct. 17, 2019, police responded to a 911 hang up phone call reporting a potential explosive device at the Timberlea-area school.

RCMP immediately arrived on the scene to evacuate students and staff before conducting a search.

Eventually, police located no threats.

Authorities gave the all-clear, and students and staff returned to the building.

Anyone with information helpful to this investigation should contact Wood Buffalo RCMP at (780) 788-4000.