Fifteen-year-old student identified in bomb threat

NANAIMO – Police investigation into bomb threat leads to 15-year-old female student.

  • May. 20, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Nanaimo RCMP investigating a bomb threat made to Woodlands Secondary School have identified a 15-year-old girl as a suspect.

Police announced the result of the investigation Friday, which started May 13 after the school district received a threat that a bomb could be in the school Thursday.

Sgt. Sheryl Armstrong, Nanaimo RCMP spokeswoman, said in a press release Friday that the student had accepted responsibility for her actions, RCMP school liaison officers and  school district staff are working with the student and that a report will be forwarded to Crown counsel.

Nanaimo RCMP are on scene at Woodlands again Wednesday morning investigating another bomb threat made to the school earlier this week.