Chesley OPP Police Press Releases WFP

Robbery – School Placed In Hold & Secure

(CHESLEY, ON) – On March 27, 2024, at 11:36 a.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of robbery in a wooded area located in the town of Chesley.

Out of an abundance of caution, a local elementary school was placed in a hold & secure while officers responded to the area.

Members of the South Bruce OPP, OPP Canine, and the West Region OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) conducted a thorough search of the area.

The South Bruce OPP continues to investigate along with members of the South Bruce OPP Crime Unit.

Updates will be provided as they become available.

The OPP reminds all members of the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times. The OPP’s website,, contains a number of useful resources, tips, and links.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.