SUDBURY -- A 39-year-old from Garson has been charged after an Elliot Lake resident received threatening texts Oct. 16.

Elliot Lake Ontario Provincial Police were called at 3:35 p.m. after the "complainant reported receiving threatening text messages from a known person in the Sudbury area," police said in a news release Monday. "After police investigation, the person was located, arrested and charged."

The Garson resident is charged with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm. The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on Dec. 1.