Regina teen charged with extortion over demanding nude photos from student

Regina police have charged a teen with extortion and uttering threats over allegations that he threatened a girl who refused to send him nude photos.

Police say a high school student reported receiving alarming social media messages on Monday.

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Investigators say the requests for nude photos were from an anonymous messenger.

When she refused to send the photos, the person messaging her threatened to bring a bomb and a gun to her school.

The 17-year-old boy who has been charged cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

He is to appear in youth court on April 23. (CTV Regina)

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