A teen has been arrested at his residence for unspecified threats involving a Ponoka high school, after RCMP allege firearms and ammunition were found in his possession at home.
RCMP say schools in Ponoka, Alberta activated their lock down procedures while RCMP were dispatched to area schools as a precaution.
Officers found a 17-year-old boy at his home in Ponoka and arrested him.
They say ammunition and firearms — including a .22-calibre rifle and a high-powered rifle — were found.
Charges are pending against the youth for uttering threats, unsafe storage of firearms and possession of weapons dangerous to public peace.
With files from CP
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