Peel Police resolve ‘Clown Case’ at Mississauga school

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Investigators from the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Peel Regional Police have resolved an incident involving threats to students at a Mississauga Public School without incident.

On October 11, 2016, Peel Regional Police were alerted to threats made towards students at Lisgar Middle School in the City of Mississauga, using social media. Although the threats did not target a specific student, the culprit used the ‘Killer Clown’ theme as seen on various social media outlets.

Oon October 13, 2016, detectives identified an 11 year-old male, a student at Lisgar Middle School as being responsible for the incident. During the investigation Peel Regional Police worked alongside the Peel District School Board to ensure the safety of all individuals that attend the school.

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Peel Regional Police would like to ensure parents that the safety of all students in the Region of Peel is paramount. Parents are reminded to be proactive and speak with your children regarding the effects of pranks and to continue to contact police if a threat to a student’s safety is made. Threatening to harm another person is a serious offence included in the Criminal Code of Canada; as such Criminal Charges can be laid if warranted.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 1133. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip. – CINEWS

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