A SCHOOL in Rhyl was put in lockdown following an incident earlier today (April 25).

Christ the Word Catholic School, on Cefndy Road, contacted parents to inform them of the lockdown, but stressed that “everything is under control”.


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At 2.57pm, a text sent to parents and shown to the Journal read: “We are in a full lockdown. Everything is under control.

“Please avoid school site until further notice.”

This, the parent said, was followed by another text at 3.09pm saying: “Lockdown is over. Please collect your children from the normal exit.”

North Wales Police and Denbighshire County Council have been contacted for further comment.