February 13, 2016 4:42 pm
Updated: February 15, 2016 7:29 am

Student arrested after reported threats to SIIT instructor

A 29-year-old man is facing charges after police were called to a SIIT campus in Saskatoon Friday morning.

Dayne Winter / Global News

SASKATOON – A student is facing charges after a lockdown at the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) campus on 4th Avenue South Friday. Saskatoon police were called at 10:50 a.m. CT after a male student reportedly made threats to an instructor.

Officials say the post-secondary institution was locked down for roughly a half hour before closing for the afternoon.

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The 29-year-old student was located by officers and removed from the school without incident. Police say he was unarmed at the time of his arrest.

He was expected to appear before a justice of the peace Friday evening to answer to charges of uttering threats and mischief.

 Joel Senick contributed to this story

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