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Two youths arrested for weapons offences after intimidation at school

Release Date: January 10, 2019

19-1486

 

Sometime during the week of December 10-14, 2018, the two accused youths confronted another in a classroom at a local secondary school during the school day.

 

The incident was not reported to the school or police until January 7, 2019. Police began an investigation and learned that accused youths were in possession of knives during the incident. One accused was located and arrested later that day. The accused was transported to police headquarters where he was later released on conditions with a future court date.

 

On January 9, 2019 police located and arrested the second accused who was transported to police headquarters and later released on conditions with a future court date.

 

A 14-year-old local youth and 15-year-old local youth were charged jointly with possess weapon dangerous to public peace, and assault with a weapon. The 14-year-old was additionally charged with uttering threats.

 

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Kingston Police and the Limestone District School Board wish to ensure parents and students that any violent or criminal actions that occur on school property will be investigated. Those involved will be dealt with accordingly to ensure the safety of all staff and students.