Teen charged over online threat to North Lakes school

A TEENAGER has been charged following threats made to a North Lakes school.

He was arrested and charged by police on Tuesday with one count each of using a carriage service to make a threat to cause serious harm and threatening violence.

It will be alleged the boy made threats to the school and students in an online forum on Monday.

He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

Acting Chief Superintendent Chris Stream said these were serious criminal charges with significant penalties.

“The Queensland Police Service will continue to assess any threats to public safety and I would urge anyone with information to contact police,” Acting Chief Superintendent Stream said.

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