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15-year-old arrested for threats against a local school

DAN CEARNS, The Standard

NORTH DURHAM: The Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) has arrested a Scugog boy for threats against Uxbridge Secondary School.

“On Monday, January 2nd, 2023, investigators from North Division were made aware of a planned threat to Uxbridge Secondary School. The threat was to take place at a later date and time. A thorough investigation was completed, and investigators have identified and charged a male responsible for the threat,” a DRPS press release stated.

The suspect, who has not been identified because of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is a 15-year-old male and was charged with uttering threats. Police state he was held for a bail hearing.

“Police would like to remind the public that threats to schools are taken very seriously,” the press release stressed.

Durham police are asking anyone with any further information on this case to contact Detective Naccarato of the North Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 extension 2677.

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