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RCMP charge Fort McMurray man with threatening Conservative MP David Yurdiga

Last Updated Feb 18, 2021 at 1:20 pm MDT

Conservative MP for Fort McMurray-Cold Lake David Yurdiga sits in his office in December, 2019. (CREDIT: David Yurdiga, Facebook)

FORT MCMURRAY — RCMP in Fort McMurray say they have arrested a man accused of threatening Conservative member of Parliament David Yurdiga.

Police say they took action after receiving a complaint from the Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms at the House of Commons.

RCMP say Bradley Love of Fort McMurray is charged with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm and making an indecent telephone call with intent to alarm.

Love, who is 62, has been released from custody and is to appear in Fort McMurray provincial court on March 17.

RCMP say Parliament Hill Security has taken measures to ensure the safety of Yurdiga and his staff.

Yurdiga represents the riding of Fort McMurray — Cold Lake.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 17, 2021

The Canadian Press