March 26, 2018
Fort McMurray, Alberta – On March 26, 2018, at approximately 2:50 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP received a report of a threat made against Father Patrick Mercredi Community High School. Through cooperation with the Fort McMurray Catholic School District, RCMP are investigating this matter seriously in relation to the threat. The RCMP and Catholic School District take threats against schools very seriously and have taken steps to ensure the safety of the students and staff of Father Mercredi.
The RCMP take these offenses very seriously and are continuing the investigation. The RCMP is mandated to enhance public safety, which includes investigating and prosecuting those who commit acts such as this, ensuring citizens feel welcome and safe in their community. The RCMP would like to thank the residents of Wood Buffalo for their support in providing information to help keep our community safe.
If you have information about this incident, please call the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).
Corporal Teri-Ann Deobald
Wood Buffalo RCMP-GRC