14 year old charged with weapon offences

A 14 year old St. Thomas youth has been arrested and charged with weapons dangerous and assault with a weapon x 2.

The youth who cannot be identified under the provisions of the YCJA observed the two victims on Chestnut Street west around 8:20 pm on April 23rd. There was a verbal exchange between the youths. The victims tried to ignore the youth when he suddenly threw a knife at them. The knife did not strike any of the victims. Medical attention was not required.

The 14 year old youth is in custody pending a morning court appearance.

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