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CanadaToronto police evacuate Bennington Heights Elementary School over suspicious package

18:46  22 may  2019
18:46  22 may  2019 Source:   thestar.com

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Toronto police are investigating after two suspicious packages were found at Bennington Heights Elementary School Wednesday morning, accompanied by Toronto police Const. David Hopkinson said staff found a black suitcase near the rear of the school . The school was evacuated while the

Toronto police are investigating after two suspicious packages were found at Bennington Heights Elementary School Wednesday morning The school was evacuated as a precaution and the young children were relocated to a neighbouring school . Bennington Heights Day Care was also.

Toronto police evacuate Bennington Heights Elementary School over suspicious package © Provided by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited Students from the school have been relocated to the gym at the nearby Rolph Road Public School.

Toronto police have evacuated Bennington Heights Elementary School after a suspicious package was found on school property Wednesday morning.

Police were called to the Moore Park school, located on Bennington Dr. near the intersection of Bayview and Moore Aves., shortly before 10 a.m.

Toronto police Const. David Hopkinson said a black suitcase was found near the rear of the school. The school has been evacuated while police investigate the suitcase, Hopkinson said.

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Two suspicious packages prompted Toronto police and Toronto fire services to evacuate Bennington Heights elementary school . The packages were detonated and no threats were found. Tom Hayes reports on parents’ reaction to the scare.

Students from the school have been relocated to the gym at the nearby Rolph Road Public School. The Bennington Heights Daycare has also been evacuated, with children there moved to the Loblaws at 301 Moore Ave.

Police have told parents they may pick up their children.

Rhianna Jackson-Kelso is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @RhiannaJK

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