11/25/2013 03:30 EST | Updated 01/25/2014 05:59 EST

Calgary Teen Charged After Online Threats Made Against School

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CALGARY - A minor has been charged following online threats that were made against staff and students at a Calgary high school.

Police say they became aware last Wednesday of threats that were made on a social media site.

A 15-year-old male student has been charged with possession of a weapon, threats and extortion.

He cannot be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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