Moose Jaw Police have laid charges against a student at Palliser Heights School after a threat was received yesterday afternoon.

Police indicate that they were called about 1:20 p.m. regarding the incident and a "hold and secure" protocol was implemented by the school, meaning staff and students could move freely within the school but the perimeter was secured so nobody could leave or enter the premises.

Details of the incident have not been released but police have charged the student with mischief and uttering threats.

According to police the student made a brief court appearance and was released with conditions.  The student will make another court appearance at a future date.