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Stratford high school locked down over gun call
Published Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:10PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 17, 2019 6:07PM EDT
KITCHENER – A Stratford high school was under lockdown while police investigated a gun call on Thursday.
Stratford Northwestern Secondary School was locked down at around 12:45 p.m.
Police say they responded to investigate a person with a gun.
The Avon Maitland District School Board says police were on scene and that the lockdown was lifted at 1:15 p.m.
A spokesperson for the board says the end-of-day dismissal will continue as normal.
Police say two students are in custody. One of them, 17, reportedly had a replica gun.
He's been charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
The other, 14, was arrested for obstructing police. He was lter released from custody without any charges being laid.
They're still investigating.