Two schools on hold-and-secure after possible weapon sighting in Brampton
Published November 9, 2023 at 1:27 pm
A pair of schools were been put on hold-and-secure orders while police investigated a possible weapon sighting in Brampton.
Just before 1 p.m. on Thursday, Peel Regional Police said both Heart Lake Secondary School and Conestoga Public School had been placed on a hold-and-secure.
The schools are located on Conestoga Drive, and a police spokesperson tells Insauga.com that officers were called to the area for reports of a “discarded weapon.”
A police spokesperson told Insauga.com that police were in the are investigating.
The hold-and-secure orders were lifted around 2 p.m., but did not say whether a weapon was located.
Hold-and-secure orders are used by police as a precaution at schools, and are considered less serious than a full lockdown.
HOLD AND SECURE:
-Heart Lake PSS
-Police investigating a matter in the vicinity, Hold & Secure put in place as a precaution.
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPolice) November 9, 2023
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