September 9, 2019 3:39 pm

18-year-old woman faces new charges in Thunder Bay school threats case

The 18-year-old is facing six new charges this month – three of public mischief reporting offence and three of mischief interference with lawful use of property.

The Canadian Press/Francis Vachon
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THUNDER BAY, Ont. – An 18-year-old woman accused of making repeated online threats that prompted authorities to shut down a high school in Thunder Bay, Ont., more than a dozen times is facing new charges.

Police say the threats to city high schools – mostly targeting Hammarskjold High School – came in through the Crime Stoppers website earlier this year.

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They arrested and charged two teens in April, who they alleged were not operating together.

The 18-year-old is facing six new charges this month – three of public mischief reporting offence and three of mischief interference with lawful use of property.

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That brings the total number of charges against her to 12.

Police allege the 14-year-old boy was a copycat and is not facing any new charges.

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