June 17, 2014 9:39 am

Man charged after bomb threat at Lloydminster Husky upgrader

The Husky Energy upgrader facility in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. A man has been arrested after making a threat on social media to set off a bomb at the upgrader.

Larry MacDougal / The Canadian Press Images

LLOYDMINISTER, Sask. – RCMP have arrested a man after a threat was made to bomb an oil upgrader.

Police in Lloydminster on the Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary say the threat was found on a social media post.

A person wrote that he was going to strap himself with a bomb and set it off at a Husky upgrader.

Chase John Michalski, 18, has been charged with uttering threats to destroy property.

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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