Halifax Regional Police is investigating a bomb threat that occurred this morning in Halifax.
At 8:08 a.m., police responded to John W. MacLeod School located at 159 Purcells Cove Road for a bomb threat. Officers arrived on scene and searched the school with the assistance of the K-9 Unit, however, nothing suspicious was located. The start of the school day was delayed as a result of this incident and students were temporarily relocated to Fleming Tower School but were back in their own school shortly after 10:00 a.m.
The investigation into this matter is continuing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police at 902-490-5020. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or texting a tip - Tip 202 + your message to 274637.