Monday, June 13, 2016

ICYMI: Man threatens to have a bomb aboard GO bus - shuts down 407 for six hours on Saturday

A 28-year-old Hamilton man has been charged with mischief after allegedly telling a passenger on a GO Transit bus that he was carrying a bomb, forcing the closure of Highway 407 for several hours Saturday.

It happened around 9 a.m. ET on a bus travelling between Derry Road and Brittania Road in Milton, Ont.

The suspect is now in police custody. It's unclear whether he posed a serious threat.


Ed: - This part I find very disturbing (from the Toronto Star): Ontario Provincial Police officers advised the driver to lock the doors of the bus and keep everyone inside until they could arrive.

1 comment:

Tal Hartsfeld said...

Back in the 1970s, during the height of the hi-jacking incidents (they all wanted to go to Cuba for some reason), airports started posting warnings on their walls stating DON'T EVEN JOKE ABOUT HAVING A BOMB.