(THUNDER BAY, ON) – A fresh school year with similar issues that plagued last year.
South side schools are in a “Hold and Secure” following a threat made via Social Media.
Below is the police statement.
The Thunder Bay Police Service is investigating an alleged threat involving Westgate Collegiate and Vocational Institute.
Officers were dispatched to the school at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 9 after several students reported seeing a disturbing post on social media.
As a result the police are now on scene and investigating. Lakehead Public Schools has placed Westgate under a hold and secure. The public school board and the Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board have placed a number of other schools on hold and secures as a precaution.
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