UPDATE: RCMP Release Name of 70-Year-Old Male Who Uttered Threats Against School

St. Paul, Alberta – On Nov. 3, 2019, at approximately 3:26 p.m., St. Paul RCMP responded to an uttering threats complaint. A male had made threats to shoot up Saddle Lake First Nation, Whitefish Lake First Nation along with Ashmont School.

RCMP can now release the name of the accused after the swearing of an Information from a Justice of the Peace.

Andrew Sydora (70) from Ashmont, Alta., was charged with three counts of uttering threats. He will be appearing in St. Paul Provincial Court on Nov. 7, 2019. He was released from custody with conditions.

St. Paul RCMP would like to remind the public that any complaints made regarding threats will be taken seriously and charges will be laid where applicable. Public safety is our priority. We encourage the public to come forward if there are concerns for any public safety issues.

As this matter is now before the courts, no further information will be provided.

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Background:

Nov. 3, 2019

St. Paul RCMP arrest male for uttering threats against school

St. Paul, Alta- On Nov. 3, 2019, at approximately 3:26 p.m., St. Paul RCMP responded to an uttering threats complaint. A male had made threats to shoot up Saddle Lake First Nation, Whitefish Lake First Nation along with Ashmont School.

Police were able to determine the male responsible for the threats and was arrested. A 70-year-old male from Ashmont, Alta. has been charged with three counts of Uttering Threats.

St. Paul RCMP would like to remind the public that any complaints made regarding threats will be taken seriously and charges will be laid where applicable. Public safety is our priority. We encourage the public to come forward if there are concerns for any public safety issues.

If you have any information about this, or any other crime, please call the St. Paul RCMP at (780) 645-8888, or call your local police detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

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