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Armed man prompts lock down in Alberta school

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CBC reports that an Alberta school was locked down on the morning of Dec. 16 when a man entered the school armed with a weapon.

According to the report:

Charges are pending against a 37-year-old man following an incident in Lethbridge that prompted a school lockdown.

A man entered the Mike Mountain Horse School around 10 a.m. Wednesday saying he was being chased and that he had a weapon, police said in a release.

No weapon was seen and staff managed to contain the man in an empty room.


The school was locked down as a precaution.

When police arrived, they took the man into custody. At that point, officers found a hatchet concealed in his coat.

Read the full report on the CBC website here.

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