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Bridgetown students safe, RCMP acting on perceived threat

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Annapolis District RCMP locked down Bridgetown Regional Community School Oct. 10 after 911 received a call that mentioned a gun.. - Lawrence Powell
BRIDGETOWN, N.S. —

Students are safe, but Annapolis District RCMP are on the scene at Bridgetown Regional Community School after a perceived threat was made.

RCMP Const. Cheryl Ponee is on scene and said more than 14 cell phone calls were made to 911 from a cell phone at the school. She said one of those calls mentioned a gun.

Kristen Loyst, communications officer for the Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education confirmed that all students are safe and secured within the building.

Const. Ponee said at 12:45 p.m. the lockdown is now over but the investigation continues.

Loyst said she will have more information to share with parents and the public when it becomes available.

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