Drumheller RCMP received a complaint that a bomb threat had been received at the McDonalds restaurant on Sat. March 23, 2019, at around 8 p.m.
The restaurant was closed and the area blocked off by marked police vehicles.
The RCMP Explosives unit was consulted and following an investigation, it was determined the threat was a hoax and there was no danger to the public.
Police are continuing the investigation into the source of the phone call and the suspect who initiated the calls to the restaurant.
If anyone has any information they want to share with police they can call the non-emergency line at 403-823-2630 or if you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), report online at www.P3Tips.com or use the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.