Morinville RCMP make arrest following school lock downs in Legal, Alberta

Legal, Alberta – The RCMP took an adult male into custody this morning following an investigation into a male, believed to be intoxicated, in the lobby of the Legal School.

Initially, the RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of a suspicious male in the streets of Legal. At 9:01 a separate complaint was received that an unwanted male was in the Legal School. The male caused a disturbance in the school and a lock down procedure was put in place.

The RCMP responded and had the male in custody by 9:20 a.m. The male will be facing criminal charges of mischief and breach of Recognizance.

Investigation revealed that this male made efforts to enter École Citadelle prior to going to Legal School. He was unable to gain entry, and that school was placed into a secure and hold.

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While the RCMP continue to investigate this incident, preliminary investigation does not indicate that this male was targeting the schools or the students specifically.

As charges have not been sworn, the name of the male can not be released.

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