The sand in the sandbox at Harriett Todd P.S. in Orillia has been sifted, replaced and raked and the sandbox deemed safe after nails were found in it at the weekend.
Orillia OPP are investigating at Harriett Todd Public School after a concerned citizen found nails buried in the sandbox. Officers arrived at the school in Orillia yesterday and have begun looking into why the nails were left there. They say school officials have been notified, and are quickly working to make sure the playground is safe again. The OPP say its important that parents be aware when taking their children to parks, of potential hazards. Investigators are asking anyone with any information to contact them at 705-326-3536.