Man charged after alleged bomb threat against elementary school

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A man from Vaughan is facing charges related to an alleged bomb threat against a Mississauga elementary school, police say.

Peel Regional Police officers attended Brandon Gate Public School, located near Brandon Gate Drive and Keenan Crescent, 
Friday morning just before 9 a.m.

Administration at the school, reported receiving a call from an unknown man claiming there was a bomb in the building.

Students and staff were evacuated until police deemed it safe to return.

Police say Delano Gibson, 27, was charged Saturday morning with public mischief and false message, and he is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 15.

Investigators are seeking witnesses or anyone with information about the incident.


with files from NEWSTALK1010