Youth escaped Oranga Tamariki supervision to head to school
A Hamilton youth escaped from Oranga Tamariki supervision yesterday afternoon and made their way to Fraser High School, triggering a lockdown.
Principal Virginia Crawford told parents the young person presented a "real and present danger to our students and staff".
As soon as the school was informed the youth had absconded from Oranga Tamariki's supervision, police were called and the school went into lockdown.
Staff and students remained in lockdown as police engaged with the young person, who was then taken back to Oranga Tamariki's care.