Peel Regional Police Investigating Bomb Threat In Credit Valley Hospital




Peel police say they are investigating a bomb threat against Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga.

Police say the hospital switchboard received a call from an unknown male just after 6 p.m. threatening there was a bomb somewhere at the hospital.

Peel police tweeted that there was no impact on operations within the hospital but vehicle and bus traffic in the area was restricted temporarily as a result of the investigation.

At the time, police advised anyone who was not experiencing a life-threatening emergency to avoid the hospital, located at 2200 Eglinton Avenue West. Ambulances were still leaving and arriving as usual.

Const. Sarah Patten told CityNews that investigators have not found any suspicious packages on the premises or inside the hospital.

“The threat has been minimized significantly so there is no threat to public safety at this time” she said, adding that the hospital will be operating as normal.

Officers remain on scene and security will be heightened as the investigation continues.

There is no word on suspect information at this time.

Roadways around the hospital have been reopened.