Burnaby Mountain Secondary locked down following online threat

Lock down at high school

Burnaby RCMP are investigating an online threat that resulted in a precautionary school lockdown.

Police were made aware of an online threat regarding Burnaby Mountain Secondary on Thursday, Feb. 2.

“Out of an abundance of caution, the school was placed into a lockdown,” said Cpl. Mike Kalanj.

“While the investigation is still in its early stages, a youth, identified as a person of interest was taken into custody by police.”

The lockdown was lifted before noon, with classes resuming in the afternoon.

“The Burnaby RCMP would like to thank the Burnaby School District for its assistance in this matter. Our investigation remains active and ongoing,” said Kalanj.

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