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Mounties say Sir John Franklin threat not legit

RCMP says that after an investigation they have determined that a perceived threat against Sir John Franklin School in Yellowknife posted on social media was not credible.

Officers received a complaint about the threat on Oct. 12 and immediately started an investigation, stated a news release.

Police stated they worked with the school and located the threat source.

“At no time were students at risk,” RCMP stated.

They added threats of any nature are not a prank or hoax and can carry serious consequences. Police did not reveal any specific details on the nature of the threat.