Charges laid against former Brantford high school student for threats

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The Brantford Police Service have charged a 21yearold male after a threat was made to Assumption College School.

On Tuesday at around 4:30 p.m., police investigated an incident involving a former Assumption student attended the school and made a threat towards staff and students. Police responded to the school which was occupied by students and staff for a sporting event. Officers, including an on-site resource officer, secured the school and evacuated the occupants to a safe location. 

Police were able to locate the suspect in the area but off school property. He was taken into custody without incident. 

Police have charged the former student with uttering threats.

Although police are continuing with this investigation, they believe there are no further safety concerns for students, staff members of the community at this time. 

Brantford police request anyone with information is asked to contact them at 519-756-7050 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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