School locked down as police investigate

Chase RCMP called to Haldane Elementary after intoxicated man entered the school claiming he was being chased by assailant.

  • Mar. 1, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Chase RCMP responded to a report of intoxicated man at Haldane Elementary claiming he was being chased by an assailant.

Chase RCMP responded to a report of intoxicated man at Haldane Elementary claiming he was being chased by an assailant.

Chase RCMP were called to Haldane Elementary after an intoxicated man entered the school claiming he was being chased by an assailant.

Cpl. Scott Linklater said police responded to the Feb. 28 report from the school, which had enacted lockdown procedures to ensure the safety of the students.

“Police attended and shortly thereafter determined the alleged assailant was not present in the area,” reports Linklater.

The man was then taken from the school, said Linlater, adding at no time were threats made towards the students.