Stick mistaken for knife leads to hold-and-secure at Grande Prairie college
A man was taken into custody at Grand Prairie Regional College on Wednesday after police were called about a person on campus who was waving what appeared to be a knife.
The call came in around 10 a.m.
Students and employees at the college sheltered while police searched the campus.
Police established that a man had been walking through the building waving a stick, not a knife.
The person was taken into custody around 10:45, and classes resumed as normal.
Police said no threats were made by the man, and no injuries have been reported.