Bomb threat emails sent to tech businesses in Kitchener and Waterloo: police

Waterloo Regional Police say they are investigating bomb threats directed against tech companies in Kitchener and Waterloo on Sunday.

They say officials were first called to a store near Conestoga Road and King Street North in Waterloo around 11:45 a.m. after a bomb threat was reported.

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About 90 minutes later, officers went to a second store on Homer Watson Boulevard and Hanson Avenue in Kitchener to receive a similar call.

According to the police, both companies received e-mails “with threatening messages that indicated that an explosive would be detonated if they did not comply with the demands”.

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Both stores were searched, but police say officers could not find any evidence of explosives on either of them.

Police say they are investigating and are asking any companies that may have received a similar email to call 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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