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Two charged after threat shared on social media in Lacombe
The alert system is in place to automatically notify residents of imminent danger by sending emergency alert messages to local smartphones.(File Image)
Published Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:32AM MST
Police in central Alberta said two youths are facing criminal charges after a threat was shared on social media.
On Friday, December 1, officers with Lacombe Police Service were notified by staff at Lacombe Composite High School of a threat that had been shared on social media.
Now, two youths have been arrested, and are facing charges of uttering threats and mischief. They cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Lacombe Police said the situation was resolved without incident, and staff and students were not at risk.