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Woman charged after threat made against Mississauga school

Last Updated Nov 30, 2017 at 12:47 pm EDT

File photo of Peel Regional Police cruiser.

A 21-year-old Toronto woman has been charged after a Mississauga school received an anonymous threat this week.

Peel police said they became aware of threats made online against an elementary school.

However, police said the threat did not mention a specific elementary school but the geographical area was the south west portion of Mississauga.

Officers investigated a number of schools, including Whiteoaks Public School, Tecumseh Public School and Lorne Park Public School.

Ana Jankovic was arrested by Peel police on Wednesday afternoon.

She has been charged with one count of uttering threats.

Police thanked both school boards, as well as parents and students, for their help and patience during the investigation.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact investigators at 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. 1133.