Joseph Brant bomb threat

Just before 10 p.m. last night -- Sunday September 25 -- Halton Regional Police responded to a bomb threat at Joseph Brant Hospital received from an anonymous person.

While police were investigating, information was also received that similar threats had been made at two other Hamilton institutions. Hospital staff were immediately notified, and nothing suspicious was found.

Members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau will be continuing the investigation. Similar threats have also recently been received in P.E.I., Nova Scotia, Manitoba and Nunavut.

Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2316, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (Tips) through the web at or by texting your message to 274637 (crimes).

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