Increased police presence at Okotoks high school after potential threat

"'Students will see an increased police presence at school today and may come home speaking of rumours and misinformation"


Students at École Secondaire Foothills Composite High School in Okotoks will see an increased police presence after RCMP were notified about a potential threat against the facility on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, the school posted a message notifying students and parents about the threat.

According to the post, officials at the school were informed by RCMP at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday about a potential threat that transpired from student conversations that were overheard at the school.

The Foothills School Division says police 'identified and interviewed students involved and determined that there was no plan' and that the risk was low and the school is safe.




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