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OPP initiated one-hour Hold and Secure at EDHS on Friday



by Sylene Argent

On Friday afternoon, the Ontario Provincial Police initiated a Hold and Secure, effecting Essex District High School.

  The Hold and Secure lasted approximately one hour. 

  OPP Constable Jim Root confirmed that after a short investigation, it was determined that a misunderstood conversation overheard by a student led to these precautions being initiated by the school. 

  A statement from Root on the matter noted at no time were students or staff in any danger.

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