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Two Niagara Falls schools locked down Friday while police seek armed suspect

Hold and Secure order lifted on schools but police report suspect still at large
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Police search for male suspect in Niagara Falls

At approximately 3:15 p.m. on Friday March 8, 2019, 2 District (Niagara Falls) uniform officers were called to the area of Dunn Street and Dorchester Road in the City of Niagara Falls following reports of a possible armed male in the area.
While officers searched the area, two schools were temporarily placed in a Hold and Secure to ensure the safety of students and staff.

Detectives with 2 District Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) are continuing to investigate this matter in an attempt to locate the male.

The male is described as approximately 6'0", with a thin build, wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Sara Mummery at (905) 688-4111, dial option 3, badge #9427

Incident Number: 19-20780
Submitted By: Stephanie Sabourin
Approved By: Stephanie Sabourin

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