TORONTO –The lockdown at Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa has been lifted after reports of an armed person on campus.
Jodi MacLean, a spokesperson for Durham Regional Police, said officers were investigating after police received a report of an armed person shortly before 1 p.m.
ALL CLEAR ALL CLEAR the lockdown has concluded ALL CLEAR
— Durham College (@durhamcollege) May 9, 2014
In a Twitter message, Durham College told students and staff to “proceed to the nearest classroom, office or secure area immediately.”
The lockdown was lifted around 3 p.m.
No injuries have been reported.
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