Chris Saunders Elementary School on Pettingill Road in Quispamsis

Kennebecasis Regional Police say a lock down has been lifted and students released from the Chris Saunders Elementary School on the Pettingill Road in Quispamsis.

Police were called to the school at 1:18 this afternoon for a report of a suspicious person with a firearm in the area. The school was locked down and officers searched the area and determined “there was no actual threat.” Later police advised the lockdown was lifted and students were being sent home.

(Updated with details contained in a release from the Kennebecasis Regional Police Force)