HAMILTON — Police in Hamilton say they are investigating after a telephone threat triggered a lockdown at a local school.
They say the Bishop Ryan Catholic Secondary School received the threat around 8 a.m.
Police say the school was immediately placed on lockdown and officers were on scene making sure the students were safe.
They say a search of the school turned up no evidence to support the threat.
The lockdown was lifted around 12:30 p.m., and students were allowed to leave the school and reunite with their parents.
They say a couple of students experienced “medical crises” unrelated to the situation during the lockdown.