(WEST PERTH, ON) - Two youths have been charged after an altercation in the Municipality of West Perth.
Shortly after 10:00 p.m. on August 02 2020, the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of an altercation that was occurring on Rowland Street, Mitchell. When police arrived on scene, they located one youth who had suffered minor injuries during the assault. Perth County Paramedic Services attended as a precaution, and the youth did not require additional medical attention.
Through the investigation, it was determined that two youths had assaulted the victim. The victim and the suspects are known to each other.
Police located the suspects a short time later, where they were arrested for the assault.
As a result, a 15 year old resident of West Perth, has been charged with:
A 13 year old resident of West Perth has also been charged with:
Both accused youth have been released from custody, and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford, at a later date, to answer to the charge.
Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.