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Canada Threats made against three schools: police

14:05  08 march  2018
14:05  08 march  2018 Source:   msn.com

Saskatoon school put on brief lockdown after social media threat against U.S. school with same name

  Saskatoon school put on brief lockdown after social media threat against U.S. school with same name Saskatoon school put on brief lockdown after social media threat against U.S. school with same nameA Saskatoon elementary school was placed under a perimeter lockdown after a parent discovered a threat on social media.

The parent accused of making the threat never appeared on campus, Sadler said. The incident was one of three Wednesday involving threats against students and schools . Police and school officials are continuing to investigate the allegations, Rodriguez said.

On Monday, for instance, police in Bathurst, N.B., announced they had arrested three people after social media threats sent two schools into lockdown.

HALIFAX - Police say they will be present at three schools in Halifax today after unspecified threats were made against them.

Officers say they will be at Caledonia Junior High School, Rocky Lake Junior High School and Ian Forsyth Elementary as a precaution.

A police statement says they were notified of the threats at about 10 a.m. Wednesday and are investigating.

They say they do not believe students are at risk and school closures were not necessary.

In a message sent to parents, Caledonia principal Lisa Vaughan says the school contacted police after learning about a threat and that "the safety of students and staff is priority."

Police are asking anyone with information about the alleged threats to contact them or Crime Stoppers, but have not said what the threat was or how it was made.

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