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Threatening post made against Brantford high school, 13-year-old arrested

Last Updated Dec 13, 2017 at 7:31 pm EDT

(Brantford Police Service)

Brantford Police say a teenager has been arrested after a disturbing message was posted to social media.

Officers started investigating after a post on Instagram threatened students at North Park Collegiate.

An account said ‘Your Worst Nightmare Is About To Come True, Goal Is 20 Kills.’

Through an investigation, officers arrested a 13-year-old male.

In a release, Brantford Police say “We do not take these sorts of communications which include threatening content as juvenile type pranks. The safety and security of the community is paramount.”

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with further information is urged to contact their Major Crime Unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2274.