Bomb Threats Called In To Jewish Community Centres

TORONTO, ON. — Toronto’s Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre has been re-opened following a bomb threat.

It happened around 12:30am local time at the corner of Bloor Street and Spadina Avenue, which has also re-opened.

Children were evacuated from classrooms at the centre and the school was closed for the day.

Parents were asked to pickup the students from a nearby safe space.

Witnesses on scene reported seeing seniors outside in towels.

Some nearby homes and businesses were also evacuated as a precaution.

Threats were phoned in to Jewish community centres across the United States Tuesday, including Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York.

One in London, Ontario also received a similar phone call.

No injuries were reported.

—Andrew McCrea, MyToba News

Photo – Sarah Gould, Facebook

Andrew McCrea is a hard news junkie with a passion for crime reporting. He studied business, media production, and journalism at Red River College earning two diplomas. McCrea also loves cinema, creative writing, and programming websites and software.

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