RCMP respond to potential threat at Shoal Harbour school

Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador – On March 12, 2018, Clarenville RCMP received a report of a threat regarding Riverside Elementary School in Shoal Harbour.

As a result of the threat and after consultation with the RCMP, the English School District closed schools for the morning of March 13, 2018, as RCMP continued with their investigation.

As a result of the investigation, a 45-year-old man was arrested and is scheduled to appear in Clarenville Provincial Court later today. He is facing charges of uttering threats against a person.

RCMP wishes to thank the English School District for their cooperation and ongoing consultation throughout this incident.

Clarenville RCMP

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