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David Osterbrook To Have Bail Hearing After Alleged Parliament Hill Threat

04/13/2015 02:31 EDT | Updated 06/13/2015 05:59 EDT

CHATHAM, Ont. - A bail hearing is scheduled today for a southwestern Ontario man accused of threatening to blow up the Parliament buildings in Ottawa.

Chatham-Kent police say David Osterbrook, 49, was arrested Friday and charged with one count of hoax - terrorist activity, and one count of uttering threats.

He is accused of phoning the Library of Parliament and saying he wanted to blow up Parliament as part of a "revolution'' against Parliament Hill.

Police say they were contacted by RCMP to follow up on the alleged threat.

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