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This Is The Man Arrested For The Concordia University Terrorist Bomb Threat

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This Is The Man Arrested For The Concordia University Terrorist Bomb Threat

A suspect has been arrested in connection to yesterday's Concordia University emergency evacuation.

READ ALSO: Montreal's Concordia University Threatened By Terrorist Attack

Various media outlets as well as Concordia and McGill University received a letter which contained a terrorist threat.

The letter called for Concordia to ban all Muslim activities on campus otherwise a small explosive would be set off. 

You can read the whole letter here

According to the Montreal Gazette, the man is a 47 year-old named Hisham Saadi from Cote-des-Neiges and he will be charged with uttering threats, mischief, and inciting fears of a terrorist threat. He will also be undergoing a mental health evaluation.

Following yesterday's bomb threat at @Concordia , the #SPVM arrested Hisham Saadihttps://t.co/io7YlCcupjpic.twitter.com/MjhzTttPvs

March 2, 2017

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