Parents called police about explosives cache

The parents of the young man charged with having a cache of explosives in his home in north end Cartierville say they called police to report their discovery in order to get help for their son, not turn him into a criminal.

The 18-year old will appear in court again today and may undergo a psychological evaluation before his bail hearing.

His parents told TVA that the teen struggled to get an accurate mental health diagnosis after a suicide attempt last summer.

Jordi Antunes Barros is facing four charges including possession of explosives. 19 explosive devices were found in the family's triplex along with some firearms.

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