The Kenora OPP have released more details about this morning’s hold and secure pattern that was put into effect across all Kenora schools, following an incident in the north side of the city.

At approximately 10 a.m., police say that officers with the Kenora OPP responded to the incident based on allegations from youth. As a result of the investigation, it was determined that the allegations were false.

The hold and secure pattern was lifted for all schools roughly one hour later, as there were no longer concerns for public safety. The OPP wishes to thank the public for their assistance and patience during this incident.

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