Hamilton, Ontario,

Police Charge Youth After Threat Made on Social Media

The Hamilton Police Service has continued to investigate a threat made towards a Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board School.

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, shortly after 10:00 p.m., the HWCDSB received a post on their twitter forum from a suspect who threatened an unspecified school. Hamilton Police Division three detectives initiated an investigation and with the assistance of the Technical Crime Unit, identified the author of the post.

A 16-year-old, Ancaster, male youth was arrested and charged on Monday evening. He was subsequently released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled for court on Friday, November 8, 2019.


  • Ancaster male, 16-years-of-age


  • Utter Threat to Cause Death or Bodily Harm

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime you are asked to contact Division Three, Criminal Investigation Bureau, Detective Constable Mendes at 905 546-8967 or Detective Sergeant DelConte at 905-546-3851.

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

URL : http://hamiltonpolice.on.ca/news/youth-charged-after-making-school-threat/