SUDBURY -- A 16-year-old in Sturgeon Falls is charged with uttering death threats for threatening a 15-year-old on social media.

Nipissing West Ontario Provincial Police received the call Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. about a report of a threatening incident in Verner.

"Investigation revealed a young person threatened the 15-year-old victim over social media," police said in a news release Thursday.

The 16-year-old was arrested Oct. 8 and is scheduled to appear in youth court at the Ontario Court of Justice on Nov. 4 in North Bay.