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Police have narrowed the search for those behind threatening messages at Earl Marriott Secondary down to three male suspects.But they have yet to positively identify the culprits behind the mischief that set students, staff and parents on edge for more than a week.The trouble started Oct. 23, when graffiti threatening a shooting “in 3 days” was discovered in a boys’ washroom stall. Oct. 29, two more scrawls were found. Both were believed copycat incidents motivated by the media attention given the first.Police and school officials determined all three threats were not credible, and no actual incidents of violence took place. Even the annual smoke/stink bomb tradition at the high school didn’t happen – for the first time in about 15 years.A school liaison officer was posted at EMS all last week to keep an eye on things and to send a message that police were taking the incidents seriously. Those responsible for the disruption will be sanctioned at the school level. As well, criminal charges of mischief may be laid.Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to contact police at 604-599-0502.tholmes@peacearchnews.com

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