An incident near La Salle Secondary School caused the school to go under a hold an secure early Thursday morning, according to Kingston police.
Around 8:45 a.m. the school was placed under a hold and secure due to a potential threat outside of the school, according to a statement from the Limestone District School Board.
Const. Cam Mack says there was no active shooter, but police have arrested a male youth who was allegedly involved in the incident.
Kingston police lifted the hold and secure around 9:35 a.m. Thursday morning, saying there was no further threat to people in the area.
Just after 10 a.m., the La Salle Secondary Twitter account released a statement, saying that staff and students “handled a difficult situation calmly, with care and compassion.”
In an email sent to parents from the school, the person arrested was a former student at the school.
-More information to come.