PETERBOROUGH-A 16-year-old female from London, Ontario is facing a charge of uttering threats after an incident involving Peterborough Regional Health Centre recently.
At approximately 11:15am on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, officers were informed that PRHC had received several threatening phone calls including one about a bomb threat. Through investigation, it was determined that the threat was not credible and was being made by a person in another community according to police. At the time, in accordance with a PRHC policy, Peterborough Police Officers and PRHC security conducted a safety search of the building, and it was cleared several hours later.
On Friday, November 4th police officers in London, Ontario executed an arrest warrant on behalf of the Peterborough Police Service. A 16-year-old female was arrested and charged with:
- Utter threats – cause death or bodily harm
The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court on November 27, 2023.
Under the Youth Justice Code, the name of a young person cannot be released.