Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Bomb Hoax At Local High School

June 17, 2024

Strathcona County RCMP investigate bomb hoax at local high school

Sherwood Park, Alta. – On June 17, 2024, at 1:08 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP responded to a bomb threat at Bev Facey High School in Sherwood Park. School administration received a phone call where a male stated, “I have a bomb,” and hung up. The male caller did not provide any additional information. The school immediately went into a hold and secure and called the police to attend. Strathcona County RCMP General Duty members and School Resource Officers attended and searched the building. Officers did not locate anything suspicious, and the call is believed to a hoax.

Strathcona County RCMP are continuing the investigation into the source of the threat.

The school has advised they have resources and support available for anyone affected by this incident.

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