Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Boy Arrested after Cyberbullying Victim's Mother Vents Anger on Social Media

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Boy Arrested after Cyberbullying Victim's Mother Vents Anger on Social Media

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Nova Scotia boy charged with cyberbullying

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LIVERPOOL, N.S. - A 16-year-old boy has been arrested for alleged cyberbullying, days after a Liverpool, N.S., mother complained that authorities weren't helping her bullied son.

Nova Scotia RCMP say the Liverpool teen was charged with criminal harassment Thursday following allegations that another boy had been harassed and threatened online and in person.

A local mother had expressed her frustration on Facebook a few days earlier, saying the RCMP and school board would not investigate the bullying of her son, who has a learning disability, despite her repeated complaints.

She shared 22 screen shots of a group conversation, included a posted picture of someone holding a knife to his wrist. …

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