Desmarais RCMP investigate threat at local school

Wabasca, Alberta – This afternoon at approximately 2:30, Desmarais RCMP were notified of a potential threat directed towards students at the Mistassiniy High School in Wabasca. The school was placed on lock down as a precaution.

The RCMP responded immediately to investigate these concerns. At approximately 3:20 p.m., the youth suspect was located and arrested. The lock down has since been lifted and most of the students/staff have left the building.

At no time was any member of the public, school personnel or affected students at risk. The investigation into this incident continues and no charges have been laid at this time.

Desmarais RCMP

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