Lethbridge Police investigating mischief incident at southside school

Lethbridge, Alberta – Lethbridge Police are investigating after a city school sustained fire damage Thursday night.

On January 26, 2023 at approximately 11:51 p.m. police responded to an alarm at St. Francis Junior High along the 300 block of 18 Street South. Police found a window on the northwest side of the building had been pried open and two windows were slid open on the east side of the building after their locking mechanisms had been tampered with. Fire and smoke damage was observed inside a total of three rooms.

St. Francis Junior High
St. Francis Junior High (File Photo)

Members of K9 searched the building but no subjects were located.

Police and a fire investigator with Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services continue to investigate.

A damage estimate is not available at this time.

Lethbridge Police Service

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