'Hold and secure' ends in Belle River after police deem weapons complaint unfounded
Published Monday, November 23, 2020 9:18AM EST Last Updated Monday, November 23, 2020 11:55AM EST
Belle River District High School in Belle River, Ont., on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. (Bob Bellacicco / CTV Windsor)
WINDSOR, ONT. -- Essex County OPP say a weapons complaint was determined to be unfounded in Belle River and two local schools are no longer in a ‘hold and secure’.
Officers were called to a residence on Chisholm Street in regards to a weapon offence allegation on Monday around 7:45 a.m.
Police attended and closed the intersection of Chisholm Street and St. Peter Street during the investigation.
Two nearby schools were placed in hold and secure as an extra safety measure, but they have since ended.
As a result of the investigation, police say the matter was deemed unfounded. At no time was there a threat to public safety.
Police say there are no charges anticipated.