ASU Police: ASU social media threat traced to Canadian juvenile Share Tweet Email Print ASU Police Department has announced that the social media threat made against ASU Monday was traced to a 12-year-old boy in Canada. Police said in a statement posted to its public Facebook page that the discovery was made through a collaboration with other authorities. "Law enforcement officials determined through investigative work that the threat, which originated from the youth's online conversations on a gaming website, was not credible. The incident caused disruption on the ASU campus and the use of considerable resources to track it down," the statement read. The 12-year-old apologized for his actions after he was contacted by Canadian authorities, according to the statement. "Because this individual is a juvenile, his name will not be released and preliminary information was that no charges would be filed," the statement read. Reach the news editor at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow @kelciegrega on Twitter Like The State Press on Facebook and follow @statepress on Twitter. Subscribe to Pressing Matters Get the best of State Press delivered straight to your inbox. Related Stories Walmart on the ASU campus to close its doors after over six years Opinion: It's time for students to start engaging with the Democratic primary What's going on with all the construction around Tempe?