Teen causes a scene at Sardis secondary school

The high school was locked down for a time Tuesday afternoon, with RCMP investigating reports of a young man making violent threats.

A 17 year old was arrested by Chilliwack RCMP Tuesday afternoon after creating a scene at Sardis secondary school.

Police were called out at 12:50 p.m., following up on a report of a male threatening violence.

They got to school, found him quickly and arrested him before anyone was hurt. The school initiated lock-down protocols until the RCMP left.

The RCMP are investigating and the name of the teenager will not be released.