Teen Charged Following Helensvale School Bomb Hoax
17-year-old boy arrested
A teenager has been charged over an alleged bomb hoax that sent a Helensvale school into lockdown yesterday.
Police confirmed a 17-year-old boy was arrested following the incident on Tuesday, after a number of threatening messages were allegedly left on the school's answering machine.
He was charged with a number of offences including bomb hoax, using a carriage service to make a threat and using a carriage service to menace, harass or cause offence.
The teenager will be dealt with under the Youth Justice Act.