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Woman with sports equipment case causes ‘secure-the-building’ protocol

Campbell Collegiate was one of the south-end schools that briefly entered "Secure-the-Building" mode after a suspicious person was reported. Blake Lough / Global News

REGINA – Regina south-end school doors were briefly locked this morning after a report of a “suspicious person.”

Regina police say at 11:02 a.m., an individual called and said they saw someone running carrying an object in the 100 block of Massey Road.

Schools in the areas went into “Secure-the-Building” mode, which is when all outside school doors are locked and monitored if there is believed to be a threat outside.

After investigating, police say they found a woman in the area who was carrying a sports equipment case with a camouflage pattern.

Four schools that were affected were Campbell Collegiate, Marion McVeety School, Massey School and Grant Road School.

The “Secure-the-Building” mode has been lifted. Police say there was no offence committed and no further cause for alarm.

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