Update on the North Lakes Online Threats0
Please be advised that the alleged threat made against a North Lakes school in which a teenage boy was charged last night occurred on Monday evening.
The boy was charged with one count each of use carriage service to make a threat to cause harm, and threatening violence.
This alleged incident does not relate to the initial on-line non-specific threats posted on the week-end, or a threat at a North Lakes school yesterday afternoon, with police investigations continuing into these incidents.
While there is no credible information to indicate any direct threat to any individual or school, the Queensland Police Service takes all threats seriously with public safety paramount.
Parents are advised that all schools remain open and children can attend safely, with police conducting regular patrols of the North Lakes catchment.
Police will continue to work with Education Queensland and service providers to track down the source of the initial posts.
Queensland Police would like to remind the community that making threats, regardless of the forum, are treated seriously and offenders face serious criminal charges with significant penalties.
Anyone with any information which could assist with these investigations is urged to contact police.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.