Update: HD Stafford Lockdown on May 16th

Langley

2017-05-17 15:37 PDT

File # 2017-16673

Update:  In relation to yesterday's lockdown at HD Stafford Middle School, one youth male was arrested in the evening of May 16th.  The police investigation into this incident is continuing, but at this time investigators do not believe there is any threat to the students of HD Stafford Middle School.

Details about the male arrested are not being released. It is important that this male is not identified and by releasing any details this may happen. The male has been released from police custody on a number of conditions. There are safety plans in place and Officers will be working with a number of support agencies as this investigation continues.

Police will remain at HD Stafford Middle School for the remainder of the week to provide students with support and to answer any questions they may have. It is natural for students, and parents, to have questions regarding this incident. Investigators encourage parents to talk to their children regarding social media and its use.

Released by

Sgt. Alexandra Mulvihill

Media Relations Officer
Langley RCMP Detachment - "Connected with our Community"
langley.rcmp.ca
22180 - 48A Avenue, Langley, BC V3A 8B7
Office: 604-532-3247
Cell: 604-765-0597

Email: alexandra.mulvihill@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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