Bomb threat forces evacuation of all Kindersley, Sask. schools
KINDERSELY, Sask. – Mounties say they have not turned up anything after schools in Kindersley, Sask. were evacuated Tuesday morning due to a bomb threat. Mounties received a report of a bomb at an unspecified Kindersley school just after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Kindersley RCMP say they contacted the Sun West School Division and the decision was made by the school division to evacuate all schools in the community as the threat was not made against one particular school.
Great Plains College has also been evacuated.
Mounties say they walked through all the schools and turned up nothing suspicious.
Police are asking everyone, including parents, to stay away from the schools and follow directions from school board officials. Parents were contacted to collect children from safe locations.
The schools affected are:
- Kindersley Composite School – grades 8-12 – 352 students
- Elizabeth Elementary School – K-7 – 275 students
- Westberry Elementary School – preK-7 – 290 students
- indEP School (Independent Education School – considered part of Kindersley Composite School and their student numbers)
Kindersley is approximately 190 kilometres west of Saskatoon.
This story has been updated with the latest information