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POLICE BRIEFS: Bomb threat a hoax Teen missing Man located

A bomb threat at Queen Elizabeth Secondary School resulted in a police search for explosives at the North Surrey school.

An anonymous caller reported a bomb at the school at 8:50 a.m. Tuesday.

Police advised school officials to keep students in the building while investigators conducted a search.

Seven RCMP cruisers descended on the school to establish whether an evacuation would be necessary.

RCMP Cpl. Roger Morrow said such threats are a serious issue, and can result in charges of public mischief.

By mid-morning, police had established there was no explosive in the school.

A West Vancouver Squamish Nation teen has been missing since Sunday, when she headed to Surrey to meet an unknown man she met on the Internet.

West Vancouver Police said Alexa Baker, 17, was last heard from when she called a relative from the “baby section” of the Sears store at Guildford Town Centre.

The investigation revealed she had been communicating with a man online before setting off to meet him.

Baker is 5’7” tall, approximately 300 lbs. and was wearing a brown knee-length puffy coat, brown furry boots, long dangling earrings and carrying a pink wrist purse when last seen.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Det. Findlay at 604-925-7300 and quote file# 07-609.

A man reported missing earlier this month has been found.

Delta Police report that Dustin St. Jean, 27, was located safe in Richmond.

He had left work Jan. 2 at 12:40 p.m., saying he was going home for lunch, and didn’t return.

St. Jean, who suffers from a bipolar disorder, was taken to Richmond General Hospital.

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