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1 person in custody after knife reportedly seen at Mississauga high school

Peel Regional Police car is shown in Brampton, Ont., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

A youth is in custody and the hold-and-secure at a Mississauga, Ont., high school has been lifted after a knife was reportedly seen inside of a school.

Peel Regional Police said officers received a report at around 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, that a male was reportedly seen inside Lorne Park Secondary School with a knife.

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Police initially said the school had placed itself into a lockdown.

However, that was later lifted, and the school was under a hold-and-secure.

In an update at 3:15 p.m., police said the hold-and-secure has been lifted, and a male youth was in custody.

 

It was not immediately clear whether the youth in custody is a student at the school.

According to police, officers located and seized a knife.

Officers said no injuries were reported.

– more to come…

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