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Rumours swirl but no offence committed

Baker Lake social media bubbles with allegations that appear unfounded
Rumours swirled on social media about improper actions from a new resident in Baker Lake with children in the community, but the RCMP found no offence committed. NNSL file photo

Social media on Baker Lake was abuzz this Thursday with allegations of improper actions from a new person in the community.

Baker Lake RCMP were notified of a circulating social media post about a male giving candy to children at the playground and taking photos of them, stated the Nunavut RCMP’s media relations unit in an email to Kivalliq News.

“RCMP investigated the complaint,” stated the email. “It was learned that a new resident of Baker Lake had been at the playground and had brought candy with him to share with the children.”

“No offence was committed therefore no charges have been laid.”