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A tense situation unfolded at a middle school in Armstrong on Friday morning.
According to RCMP, around 11:30 am, a student allegedly threatened a teacher with a weapon at Len Wood Middle School.
The student was contained and staff initiated a lockdown until police arrived.
— Vernon North Okanagan RCMP (@VernonNOkRCMP) March 5, 2021
Officers found that staff had successfully de-escalated the situation and the youth was taken into custody.
The lockdown has since ended, but police have launched an investigation into the incident.
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