Police investigating weapons call at grade school dance

(Photo by OPP West Region Twitter)

An investigation is underway after police received a report a young person brought a weapon to a grade school dance.

Officers from the Essex detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police were called to the Essex Sports Complex on Fairview Avenue around 9 p.m. Friday.

When officers arrived on the scene, they located a young person matching the description of the reported individual.  Police have not said what kind of weapon was involved.

The incident is still under investigation. The OPP is asking any witnesses to come forward immediately.

Anyone with information regarding this is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.catchcrooks.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.