April 4, 2019 5:51 pm

Norfolk OPP investigating after ammo found at elementary school in Delhi

OPP say a round of ammunition was discovered by kids playing near an elementary school in Delhi, Ontario.

Don Mitchell / Global News Ontario

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Norfolk say a live round of ammunition was found lying on the ground at an elementary school in Delhi on Tuesday afternoon.

OPP Constable Ed Sanchuk, who describes the round as “old and weathered,” says it was found by kids playing basketball on an outdoor court.

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Sanchuk praised one of the players who he said “did the right thing” and turned the ammo over to a teacher who in turn gave it to the principal of the school who then contacted police.

Investigators say there’s no threat to public safety and that the incident appears to be isolated.

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