Muskoka Lakes youth charged after reports of threats towards Bracebridge high school

imitation weapon seized

A Muskoka Lakes teen is facing charges after a Bracebridge high school received threats of violence.

Police received information on November 11 that a youth had made concerning comments surrounding a local high school. The school was placed into a hold-and-secure state following the alleged threat of violence.

A brief time later, police located a suspect at a Bracebridge high school and took him into custody. An imitation firearm was also seized.

A 14-year-old has been charged with possession of an imitation weapon.