N.S. high school ‘hold and secure’ linked to U.S. social media threat: RCMP

Social media posts a couple of doable college risk within the U.S. led to a police investigation at a rural Nova Scotia highschool with an analogous title.

Kings District RCMP stated they responded Monday morning to Central Kings Rural Excessive College in Cambridge, N.S. after they acquired info threats had been made in opposition to the college.

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RCMP Const. Jeff Wilson instructed World Information just a few RCMP officers have been on the college within the morning, and that it was positioned briefly in a “maintain and safe” mode.

Police later found the threats have been really linked to posts made about an American college with an analogous title.

“Most likely shortly after, courses began,” he stated. “We had an excellent thought it was linked to the U.S.”

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Different Canadian, American police investigating threats in opposition to ‘Central Excessive College’

Police departments elsewhere in Canada and the U.S. have investigated threats over the previous few days at colleges named “Central.”

St. Thomas Police Service in Ontario reported they too acquired calls on Monday reporting alleged threats of a faculty taking pictures at “Central Excessive College.”

Nevertheless, St. Thomas police stated the Snapchat video was initially from Missouri, “the place three youths have been arrested in reference to the risk.”

“The submit is now spreading nationwide as virtually each metropolis has a faculty with ‘Central’ within the title inflicting widespread concern,” St. Thomas Police Service stated in an announcement.

Calgary Police Service additionally stated they were investigating what they called a “swatting event” involving an American high school.

That police power stated they acquired “a number of” calls a couple of Snapchat message “indicating a risk in direction of a highschool.”

They stated the threats appeared to contain a Central Excessive College within the U.S. and that they’d be working with American regulation enforcement counterparts within the investigation.

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Aila Slisco is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Aila Slisco joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: ailaslisco@interreviewed.com.

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