Sign up for our newsletter and get a curated list of the top trending stories and exclusive rewards every day.

Trending Topics

Get the MTL Blog app

Download on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Montreal's Villa Maria High School Is Being Evacuated By Police

Emergency alarm has been triggered.
Montreal's Villa Maria High School Is Being Evacuated By Police

The Montreal Police department has just tweeted out that Villa Maria High School is being evacuated. 

According to unconfirmed reports the emergency alarm was triggered and the police have evacuated the building to do some additional safety checks. 

READ ALSO: Air Canada Is Having A Massive Sale On Flights Right Now

Villa Maria College: Emergency alarm triggered. According to info, unfounded.#SPVM is doing a preventive evacuation for additional checks.

September 8, 2017

Of course the last timethis happened was at Concordia when a man actually threatened to blow the school up, but so far the cause of this alarm is not known. 

We will update this article once more info becomes available. 

***UPDATE #1: Students are being redirected to Marianopolis College***

#SPVM still on site. Preventive checks are ongoing. The event remains unfounded.
The students are redirected to Marianopolis College. https://t.co/fWUPLknKIP

September 8, 2017

***UPDATE #2: Police Operation is over. Event was unfounded. ***

The #SPVM at #VillaMaria College is over.

The event is unfounded. https://t.co/PyocFrbDAR

September 8, 2017

More from MTL Blog

Comments 💬

Our comment section is a place to promote self-expression, freedom of speech and positivity. We encourage discussion and debate, but our pages must remain a safe space where everyone feels comfortable and the environment is respectful.

In order to make this possible, we monitor comments to keep spam, hate speech, violence, and vulgarity off our pages. Comments are moderated according to our Community Guidelines.

Please note that Narcity Media does not endorse the opinions expressed in the comment section of an article. Narcity Media has the right to remove comments, ban or suspend any user without notice, or close a story’s comment section at any time.

First and last names will appear with each comment and the use of pseudonyms is prohibited. By commenting, you acknowledge that Narcity Media has the right to use & distribute your content across our properties.

Loading...