Bay View High on lockdown after irritant sprayed in the building, EHS on scene

RCMP release:

At approximately 9:30 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to an incident, at Bay View High School in Upper Tantallon, where an irritant was deployed in the school. The school has been placed on lock down.

Officers have one youth in custody. No serious injuries have been reported. Parents are asked to stay away from the school at this time.

EHS is on scene. Some students and staff have been affected by the irritant.

We will provide updates as we have more information.

Update 11:15am: RCMP officers remain at Bay View High School in #UpperTantallon, which is now in hold and secure. Two more youths arrested. Officers learned that 3 youths had an altercation outside the school which moved inside, where an irritant was deployed. Avoid the area.

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