03/06/2014 08:29 EST | Updated 05/06/2014 05:59 EDT

Incendiary device found in backpack at Lethbridge high school, student arrested

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Lethbridge police have arrested a 16-year-old student after school officials said they confiscated a backpack and found an incendiary device inside.

The call to police from Lethbridge Collegiate Institute came Thursday morning.

Police say they took possession of the device and "ensured it was rendered safe."

No one was injured and the student was arrested without incident.

Charges are pending.