Man sentenced after threatening to burn down teacher's house

A man in Postville has been sentenced for threatening a teacher in the community.

RCMP said the man, 50, made threats to burn down the teacher's house. As a result, some residents refused to send their kids to school.

Police said the man pleaded guilty to uttering threats in provincial court in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Thursday.

He received a 28-day jail sentence and will be on probation for one year.

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