16-year-old charged after making school threat in Hamilton

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Published October 8, 2019 at 7:43 pm

A teen is facing charges after allegedly directing a threat towards a school. 

A teen is facing charges after allegedly directing a threat towards a school. 

Hamilton Police says officers are still investigating the threat allegedly made towards a Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board school.

Police say that on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, the HWCDSB received a post on their twitter page from a suspect who threatened an unspecified school. Detectives initiated an investigation and identified the alleged author of the post.

A 16-year-old male from Ancaster was arrested and charged on Monday evening. 

He was charged with uttering a threat to cause death or bodily harm. 

He was subsequently released on a promise to appear and is scheduled to appear in court on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Division Three, Criminal Investigation Bureau, Detective Constable Mendes at 905 546-8967 or Detective Sergeant DelConte at 905-546-3851.

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