(ORILLIA, ON) – On Saturday October 14, 2017 the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was notified that nails were found buried in the playground sandbox of Harriett Todd Public School within the City of Orillia.

At approximately 2:20 pm the Orillia OPP was notified by a concerned citizen regarding the discovery of nails found in the sand of the school’s playground. School officials have been notified and are working toward making the playground safe again.

The OPP would like the public to be aware when taking their children to parks and play areas to be aware of potential hazards.

The Orillia OPP is conducting an investigation into this matter. If anyone has information regarding this incident they are encouraged to contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.

Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at: www.crimestopperssdm.com or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).