A male youth is in police custody after threats towards a local school were discovered online.
On March 11th, Evansburg RCMP were made aware of threats posted online towards staff and students at the Entwistle School. RCMP then located the suspect at his residence and arrested the 14-year-old male youth.
The investigation has determined there is no credible threat to the school and the school is open and running as per normal at this time. RCMP presence will remain at the school for the day as the investigation continues.
The 14-year-old male suspect remains in police custody pending a bail hearing.
RCMP take threats of any nature to schools very seriously and will continue to take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of staff and students in our communities.