(OXFORD COUNTY, ON) – The Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a threats complaint on Monday, September 3, 2018 at approximately 1:20 p.m.
The investigation revealed that a REAL Concerned Citizen had found a threatening note and contacted OPP to report it. The note made threats against several schools in the Thames Valley District School Board and one in the Grand Erie District School Board.
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on September 3, 2018, the OPP arrested one male youth in relation to this incident. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.
The OPP take these and all types of threats very seriously, and we would like to advise the public that there is no threat to public safety and that this was an isolated incident.
Further information will be released as it becomes available.
If anyone has any information relating to this incident, they are being urged to contact the Oxford County OPP Crime Unit at 519-688-6540 or OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or www.oxfordcrimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
Source: OPP Media Release