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New Glasgow Regional Police arrest 23-year-old woman for bomb threat

New Glasgow Regional Police and New Glasgow Fire Department evacuated the Aberdeen Business Centre Nov. 6.
New Glasgow Regional Police and New Glasgow Fire Department evacuated the Aberdeen Business Centre Nov. 6. - Adam MacInnis

New Glasgow Regional Police have arrested a 23-year-old woman in relation to a bomb threat that occurred in New Glasgow.

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at approximately 4 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police and New Glasgow Fire Department responded to a bomb threat at Web.com’s New Glasgow Office, East River Road New Glasgow. Business in the Aberdeen Business Centre were evacuated and searched. The search was completed at 8:50 p.m. on that date and nothing suspicious was found.

As a result of the investigation, led by New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit, the 23-year-old woman was arrested and a warrant was executed Friday, Nov. 8, at approximately 10:20 a.m. on her Munroe Avenue Extension, Mount William residence.

“During the search warrant, investigators seized multiple electronic devices from the residence that will be further examined by police,” says Const. Ken Macdonald. “Threats of this nature are taken very seriously.”

The accused has been charged with two counts of uttering threats and breech of an undertaking. She will be remanded into custody until Tuesday, Nov. 12.

New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit continues to investigate.

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