Update 9:10 a.m. Friday: This story has been updated from an earlier version to show confirmation from SD&G O.P.P. they were dealing with a mental health call at the school.
AVONMORE – A heavy police presence greeted students at Tagwi Secondary School as they left classes to go home Thursday.
A posting on the school’s Facebook page said SD&G O.P.P. were dealing with “a student safety concern off school property.”
The posting by Principal Ewen McIntosh said school administration had worked with police on the matter.
SD&G O.P.P. confirm an earlier report they were dealing with a despondent young man who ran into the woods.
Tagwi Secondary School is asking parents to remind their children that they are safe and having police on site assisting schools is a good thing.
Support services are in place at the school for anyone who may need counselling.