September 13, 2017 1:11 pm
Updated: September 13, 2017 2:37 pm

Hamilton police investigate weapon found on school property


Hamilton Police Service

Hamilton police are investigating after a replica handgun was located in a garbage dumpster on the property of St. John The Baptist Elementary School at 115 London St. S.

Police received the call just after 9:00 a.m. and seized the gun.

During the course of the investigation, the school was placed in a hold and secure.

Anyone with information that could help police with identifying the origin of the firearm or witnessed its disposal, is asked to contact East End Criminal Investigations Division, Det. Sgt. M. Kavanagh by calling 905-546-2907.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online.

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