Social media threat results in arrest in Smithers


Smithers RCMP are investigating social media threats against students and teachers in that community.

RCMP were alerted to the social media post shortly before noon Thursday. From the post it was evident that students and teachers were the subject of the threats, according to the RCMP.

Although no specific person or school was noted, the police took action to ensure the safety of the everyone in the community and as a result one person has been arrested.

The investigation is ongoing and if any one has any information in this matter is asked to contact the Smithers RCMP at 250 847-3233 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477.