School hold and secure initiated following reports of a male possibly with a gun

Richmond

2020-12-04 12:42 PST

File # 2020-33113

At approximately 1:10 pm on December 4, 2020 a school in the 10300 block of Seacote Road was placed into a hold and secure. It was initiated by Richmond RCMP following reports of a male in the area who allegedly said he had a gun.

Richmond RCMP were contacted after a child at the school reported to staff that an adult male had allegedly threatened him by saying he had a gun.

Richmond RCMP frontline and Youth Section officers flooded the area. The male was quickly located and taken into custody. Officers determined the male did not have a gun.

Based on the investigation, officers determined charges would not be sought and the male was released from custody.

No further information will be released at this time.
 

Released by

Cpl. Adriana Peralta

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