A shelter in place protocol is in place at Crescent Heights High School.

The school says a suspicious package was found in the area and Medicine Hat Police are investigating.

Students inside the building have been moved to a safe area within the school and most classes will proceed as normal.

Officials are asking parents do not come to the school at this time and to keep phone lines free during this incident.

The school will provide updates to social media pages as more information is known.

 

UPDATE 11:32 AM

Police Explosive Disposal Unit rendered the package inoperable.  While part of the parking lot remains closed, the shelter in place protocol has been lifted at the school.