Hamilton Police Make Arrest in Relation to Westdale Secondary School

Hamilton Police continue to investigate a series of threats that were written in nine different schools in Hamilton.

A 19-year-old male of Hamilton has been arrested after a threat at Westdale Secondary School. He was charged with Utter Threat to Cause Death or Bodily Harm X2 and released on an undertaking.  Police expect to make more arrests in the coming days. 

Hamilton Police recognize the importance of school safety and how a threat of this nature can be difficult for students, staff and their families. Police take incidents like these extremely seriously and will continue to work closely with the school boards to help identify the individuals responsible and lay the appropriate criminal charges where a suspect(s) is identified. 

Hamilton Police continue to investigate. If you have any information you believe could assist police with any of these investigations, please call (905) 546-4925. 

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com