Feb 28 - Threat to Valour School Unsubstantiated

FROM/DE: Upper Ottawa Valley OPP                                                                   DATE: February 28, 2018
(PETAWAWA, ON) – On February 28, 2018 at approximately 7:25 a.m. the Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were made aware of a threat directed to Valour School in Petawawa.  Police immediately responded to the school and began an investigation.  The school initiated a hold and secure and buses enroute to the school with students were diverted to an alternate location as a safety precaution. 
The potential threat concern, communicated on social media to a student, has been deemed unsubstantiated by police at this time and there is no known threat to public safety. The investigation is on-going.  Valour School will resume its regular schedule on March 1, 2018.           
Contact:  Constable Shawn Peever
                Upper Ottawa Valley OPP Detachment
                (613) 732-3332 - office
                (613) 633-3294 - mobile