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Bomb 'hoax' at Sherwood Park high school under investigation

An RCMP cruiser is seen in this file photo. An RCMP cruiser is seen in this file photo.
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Strathcona County RCMP were called to a bomb threat at Bev Facey High School in Sherwood Park shortly after 1 p.m. on Monday.

Mounties said staff at the school got a phone call where a male said, "I have a bomb," and hung up.

The school immediately went into 'hold and secure' and contacted police.

Officers searched the building but did not find anything suspicious.

On Friday, RCMP said a 17-year-old boy from Michigan was behind the threat.

"It was confirmed that the male had no connections to the school or community, making the incident appear to be random," RCMP said.

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