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.
The MNjcc recieved a threat this morning, the building has been evacuated. All are safe.
— Miles Nadal JCC (@MilesNadalJCC) March 7, 2017
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