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UPDATE: Charge withdrawn against Peterborough man accused of threatening harm to fellow factory workers

A Peterborough man is accused of uttering threats against employees at a factory. Peterborough Police Service

UPDATE JUNE 6, 2019

A charge of uttering threats has been withdrawn against a Peterborough factory worker who was arrested in February.

Peterborough Police Service say officers attended a factory on Technology Drive after an employee allegedly left a note on Feb. 4 with statements police said were “threatening in nature to cause death or bodily harm” to other employees.

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The investigation led to the arrest of a 43-year-old Peterborough man.

On May 23 in provincial court in Peterborough, the Crown submitted a request to have the charge of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm withdrawn against Peter Archie Leclair, of Percy Street.

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The Crown agreed that

According to court documents, Justice of the Peace John Macdonald approved the Crown’s request.

 

ORIGINAL STORY

A Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with uttering threats against fellow employees at a factory on Tuesday.

Police attended the factory on Technology Drive after it was reported an employee allegedly left a note on Monday with remarks that were deemed to be “threatening in nature to cause death or bodily harm” to other employees.

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Police investigated and located a suspect at his residence where he was arrested.

Peter Archie Leclair, 43, of Perry Street, was charged with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

He was subsequently released from custody and will appear in court in Peterborough on Feb. 27.

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