A youth from Ottawa has been charged after uttering online threats to Clarington Central Secondary School.
On Friday, May 27, members from East Division maintained a police presence at Clarington Central Secondary School after they received an online threat from an unknown source. There were no incidents at the school that day and the actions taken by police were precautionary for the safety of staff and students, said a police statement.
Investigators have identified and charged a male responsible for the threat.
A 15-year-old male from Ottawa, is charged with Uttering Threats. He was released on an Undertaking.
Police would like to remind the public that threats to schools are taken very seriously.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Hilliard of the East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 x 1657.