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NCIVS closed due to disturbing message


Broadcast time: 6:45 p.m.

Date: June 8, 2022

On June 8, 2022 Sarnia Police were called to Northern Collegiate Institute and Vocational School (NCIVS) located at 940 Michigan Avenue in the City of Sarnia regarding a disturbing message located on the school property. In consultation with Senior Administration at Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB) a decision was made to close the school and move staff and students to remote learning for Thursday June 9, 2022. A sports banquet scheduled to take place at the school on today’s date has been cancelled. Incidents such as this are taken very seriously and the safety of staff and students is a priority.

The disturbing message was specific to Northern Collegiate Institute and Vocational School and there are no concerns for the safety of staff and students at other schools in the area.

This matter is an active investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call the investigating officer Constable VanCowenberg at 519-344-8861 extension 6212 or Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


Constable Jennifer Nantais

Community Services Branch

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6125

Email: jnantais@police.sarnia.on.ca