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Teen facing charges after report of online threat toward Saskatoon high school

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A 15-year-old boy is facing charges following a report of a threat to cause violence at a Saskatoon high school in the city’s Blairmore SC neighbourhood. File / Global News

Saskatoon police say a teenager is facing charges after investigating an online threat towards a school in the city’s Blairmore SC neighbourhood.

The threat to cause violence at a high school in the 100-block of Bowlt Crescent was reportedly made on a social media platform at roughly 7 p.m. on Monday, according to a police report.

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An investigation led officers to a west-side home where they arrested the 15-year-old boy.

The teen is facing charges of uttering threats and mischief. He appeared in Saskatoon provincial court on Tuesday.

Police don’t believe there was a risk to public safety, but said threats of this nature are taken very seriously.

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