The arrest followed a report about the arrest of an anti-vaccine leader who had encouraged her followers to target people who vaccinate children against COVID.
Laval police say they arrested a suspect in connection with social media threats against advocates of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The unidentified man, 42, was arrested Thursday, Laval police said in a statement Friday. . He met with investigators and was released on conditions. It will appear in court later.
The arrest follows a Radio-Canada November 30 Report on the arrest of a notorious Canadian anti-vaccine leader who had encouraged his 70,000 followers to target people who vaccinate children against COVID-19. The article also mentioned threats made by a Laval resident, prompting local police to investigate the matter.
Anyone with information about similar threats can confidentially contact Laval Police at 450-662-INFO (4636) or by dialing 911 and mentioning File No. LVL 211126-085.
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