An unidentified bang sent North Hastings High School in Bancroft into lock-down.

OPP responded to the possible gunshot at 12:40 Thursday. Officers attended and searched the interior of the school. The school was placed under hold and secure when no threat was found inside. A firecracker in a metal trash can was found to be the source of the noise. The school was released from hold and secure and classes resumed as normal.

Bancroft OPP is currently investigating the incident. Anyone who has information is asked to call them at 1-888-310-1122. Anything of interest can also be submitted online here.