SCHOOLS “HOLD AND SECURE” LIFTED

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(HEARST, ON) – On November 6, 2018 at approximately 1:50 p.m. the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a potential threat in the Town of Hearst, Ontario.

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Hearst is located east of Thunder Bay, down Highway 11.

Shortly after, police recommended that all schools in the area commence a hold and secure procedure due to an ongoing situation outside of the school.

At approximately 3:45 p.m. the hold and secure was lifted.

Timmins’ O’Gorman High School was also under a “lockdown” procedure today, in which police state that a threat was made to the school over social media.

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Two Timmins youth were arrested regarding that situation. There are no further safety concerns in either town regarding the schools.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Source: OPP

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