(LITTLE CURRENT, ON) -The Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating an incident that occurred in relation to Manitoulin Secondary School.
On November 12, 2017, school staff contacted the OPP in response to a threatening comment made towards the school through social media. Through the course of the investigation, it has been determined that this was an isolated incident and public safety is not a concern at this time.
The investigation is continuing and an 18-year-old male from Gore Bay has been charged with one count of uttering a threat to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada. The male is scheduled to appear at the Provincial Court of Justice in Gore Bay on November 28, 2017.
Any person with information regarding this investigation should contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-88-310-1122 or 705-368-2200. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.