Updated – Threat Closes Hammarskjold High School

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Threat – Hold and Secure Lifted

THUNDER BAY – Updated – The Lakehead Public School Board is reporting that due to an anonymous threat received this morning that Hammarskjold High School is closed today.

Update – 1:00 pm

Latest Update at 12:00 PM

Due to an anonymous threat received by Thunder Bay Police, Hammarskjold High School will be closed for the entire day today, Friday, February 22.

As of 09:02 am all schools in Thunder Bay are in a hold and secure mode. This includes all Catholic Schools in the city.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to Hammarskjold High School just before 8 am on this morning. Officers were dispatched in response to an anonymous tip about a threat.

Police are now at the scene and investigating the threat. If you have any information that could assist police please call 684-1200.

All efforts will be made to reopen on Monday, Friday 25. Students already picked by will be returned home.

Students without home keys will be dropped off at Superior CVI.

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