Police Investigate Social Media Post in Georgetown
A Georgetown high school has been given the all clear after a social media post prompted calls to Halton police over the weekend.
“It was a misinterpretation of a social media post,” said Det.-Sgt. Dave Costantini.
“It was four words … it was a positive message that was interpreted as a negative.’
Officers responded on Oct. 22 at 10:30 p.m. over safety concerns at Christ the King Catholic Secondary School.
The call stemmed from a vague comment posted on social media by a youth.
It didn’t involve a bomb threat, guns, or weapons — “nothing of a that nature,” said Costantini, adding there was never any risk to public safety.
Police are thanking the students who reported their concerns “immediately and diligently.”
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