Please read the attached Chatham-Kent Police Service media release regarding an arrest made in connection with a social media post of a threatening image referencing Wallaceburg District Secondary School.
We appreciate the Chatham-Kent Police Service's quick response to a threat against our community. The Lambton Kent District School Board takes all alleged threats seriously, as student and staff safety is a top priority.
We remind students that any inappropriate use of social media while on or off school property, either during the school day or outside it, that has a negative impact on school climate will be dealt with accordingly.
Thanks for your help in supporting a safe learning environment for all students.
Wallaceburg District Secondary School
Chatham-Kent Police Media Release - Social Media Post Leads to Arrest
CK18015480 - http://ckpolice.com/42569-2/
This afternoon (April 6, 2018), police were notified of a threatening photo on Instagram referencing Wallaceburg District Secondary School.
Through investigation, the youth responsible was identified and located.
The 15-year-old Wallaceburg youth has been arrested and charged with uttering threats.
His parents have been notified of the incident. He will be released with conditions pending a future court date of April 30, 2018.