A male youth has been charged with conveying a false message with the intent to injure or alarm unknown persons after an incident on Monday.
On August 5, 2019, police received a report about a photo on a social media platform that depicted what appeared to be a firearm and a message regarding a threat to schools. Police located the creator of the message, a 12-year old male youth. The youth was arrested and charged. The situation was resolved after police determined there is no danger to schools related to this incident.
The 12 year-old male youth of Regina, who cannot be named in accordance with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is charged with False Information [372(1) CC]. The youth appeared in Youth Provincial Court on August 6, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.