Update: Hold and Secure at Preston High School, Grand View Public School and Preston Public School has been lifted

Update: At 10:25 a.m. the Hold and Secure had been lifted at all three schools. The Hold and Secure was put in place due to an incident in the community. This was a safety precaution to keep children secure while the police managed the incident.

 

At around 9:10 a.m., Waterloo Region Police Service issued a Hold and Secure at Preston Public School, Grand View Public School and Preston High School due to an incident in the area. A Hold and Secure is issued as a response to a threat and/or incident in the area of a school, but not on or very near to school property. Throughout a Hold and Secure, school life continues as normal inside the school, but outer doors are locked and no one enters or leaves the building. Please check back here for updates or follow us on Twitter or Facebook.