Alleged threat at Kelowna Christian School investigated

Kelowna

2020-02-06 10:58 PST

File # 2020-6776

RCMP in Kelowna are continuing to work closely with school officials at Kelowna Christian School, after staff became aware of an unknown male suspect who allegedly made undisclosed threats against the school today.

On Wednesday February 5th, 2020 just after 9:00 a.m., the Kelowna RCMP was contacted by school officials of Kelowna Christian School and advised that they had received a threat from a male suspect towards students and staff of the school. The Kelowna RCMP immediately launched an investigation and continue to perform an ongoing risk assessment as they work closely with the school. Police remain at the school while the investigation continues.

RCMP officers and school officials continue to work together to ensure the safety of the school identified in the threat, says Cst. Solana Paré. RCMP continue to conduct an ongoing risk assessment based on the best information available to us, and have taken the appropriate steps to reduce any potential risk.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to call the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300 or, if you wish to make an anonymous report, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.crimestoppers.net.
 

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Cst. Solana Paré

Media Relations Officer
Kelowna Regional Detachment
1190 Richter St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2K7
Office: 250-762-3300
Fax: 250-470-6348

Email: solana.pare@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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