Musselburgh schoolboy among teen trio charged over hoax threats made around the globe

Musselburgh teen among trio charged over hoax threats made in several countries

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, 12:46 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, 12:49 pm

An East Lothian school student is among three teenagers arrested and charged in connection with hoax threats made to premises in several countries around the globe.

Three males aged between 15 and 17, from schools in Musselburgh, Dundee and Glenrothes. have been charged after hoax threats were alleged to have been made to premises in the UK, USA, Canada and the Netherlands in December 2018 and February this year.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "Police Scotland has arrested and charged three males, aged 15 to 17, from Dundee, Musselburgh and Glenrothes in connection with hoax threats made to premises in the UK, USA, Canada and Netherlands in December 2018 and February 2019.

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"The teenagers will be reported to the procurator fiscal."