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Police ID suspect after threat on social media against Bowmanville school

A person who posted a threat on social media towards Clarington Central Secondary High School in Bowmanville has been identified, Durham Regional Police say.

Investigators say no safety concerns amid police presence at Clarington Central Secondary High School

Durham police have had a presence at the school all day to ensure the safety of students and staff. (@DRPS/Twitter)

A suspect has been identified after a threat was posted on social media against Clarington Central Secondary High School in Bowmanville, Durham Regional Police say.

Police say the suspect is a male from outside the region. No information has been released about the nature of the threat.

Officers were present at the school east of Toronto on Friday to ensure the safety of students and staff.

By the afternoon, police said in a tweet that investigators determined there were no safety concerns.

The threat against the school was made Thursday night, police say.

The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

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