Boy, 14, arrested after threat made against high school in Mississauga: police

A Peel Regional Police cruiser and officer are seen at the 12 Division station. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Peel Regional Police say they have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with a threat made toward a high school in Mississauga.

Police said they were made aware of a social media post Tuesday morning indicating a “possible threat” against St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School.

Authorities said officers attended the school, located in the area of Winston Churchill Boulevard and Eglinton Avenue West near the Erin Mills Town Centre, and arrested a 14-year-old boy.

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Police have not revealed the exact nature of the threat or the charges the boy is facing.

Peel police said there was no danger to the school or the surrounding community. The investigation is ongoing.

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