06/06/2016 14:15 EDT | Updated 06/07/2017 01:12 EDT

Alberta RCMP charge teen with posting threat against students on Snapchat

COCHRANE, Alta. — RCMP say they have arrested a teen from southern Alberta after a photo of a boy posing with gun ammunition was posted on social media.

Police say the photo posted Friday on Snapchat came with a caption warning students not to attend Cochrane High School on Monday.

A 15-year-old faces one count of uttering threats and is to appear in Cochrane provincial court next week.

Mounties say he has been released to a parent and is restricted from having contact with firearms or ammunition.

The suspect is allowed to use his personal computer for school purposes until June 23.

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