Police investigating bomb threat against retail store

Windsor Police Service News Update
January 18, 2024
Case #: 24-6401
Police investigating bomb threat against retail store

The Windsor Police Service is investigating after a bomb threat was made against a retail store in South Windsor.

On January 17, 2024, at approximately 12:30 p.m., employees at a retail store in the 3100 block of Dougall Ave. received a telephone call stating there were explosives inside the building. Police were dispatched to the scene and conducted a thorough search of the building. Nothing suspicious was located, and the store was re-opened to the public shortly after 2 p.m.

This continues to be an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Windsor Police Service Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.
For further info​rmation:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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