Youth faces charges for misleading OPP

Wellington County OPP has charged a 16-year-old man with public mischief after he allegedly misled police.

The OPP responded to an address in Center Wellington in early January after a young man reported receiving threatening messages on Instagram. They claimed the messages came from people they knew.

After months of extensive investigations, police said they determined the complainant had in fact sent himself threatening messages

The teen is now scheduled to appear in Ontario Provincial Court in Guelph at a later date to face charges.

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