03/27/2015 04:54 EDT | Updated 05/27/2015 05:59 EDT

Lindsay Place High School gets all-clear after possible bomb threat

Lindsay Place High School in Pointe-Claire had to be evacuated Friday afternoon as police investigated a possible bomb threat.

The school on Montreal's West Island said it received a message around noon and contacted police.

Const. Manuel Couture of the Montreal police said the force's K-9 unit was dispatched but found nothing suspicious.

Police believe it was likely a prank.

Students were able to return to the school by 2 p.m. ET.