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Hamilton Catholic school board investigating threat to Holy Name of Jesus school

Officials with the Hamilton-Wentworth District Catholic School Board say a threat was made against Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Elementary School on Monday. @hwcdsb

Catholic school board officials say Hamilton police have completed an early morning investigation into an after-hours threat at one of its schools.

Police say student safety is not at risk after a threat was made towards Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Elementary School on Monday.

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The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board (HWCDSB) says the matter has now been taken over by school officials and a student from the school has been identified in the incident. No charges are expected.

Officials from Holy Name say a school police officer will be on hand Tuesday morning to answer questions from parents.

Neither the school nor police are commenting on the nature of the threat.

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