Spruce Grove, Alberta – Earlier today at 8:56 a.m., the RCMP responded to a complaint that a student at the high school had sent a Snap Chat photo / message relaying threats to carry out an act of violence at the school.
The school staff took immediate action and safely secured the student prior to the arrival of the RCMP. The student was arrested without incident and taken into police custody. From the onset of the receipt of the threats and the prompt follow up, no students or staff were in any danger.
The RCMP can confirm that the threats involved the presentation of an air soft gun in the photo.
The student involved is facing criminal code charges in relation to these threats.
No further information will be provided in relation to the student’s identity as per the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
The RCMP continue to have a strong relationship with the staff and administration of the Spruce Grove Composite High School.
Spruce Grove / Stony Plain / Enoch RCMP