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Young Offender Arrested for Possession of WeaponWarning - this news article expired on 2016-04-11. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

At 12:31 pm on Saturday the 9th of April 2016, Officers from the Cobourg Police Service responded to a Weapons incident in progress.  Police arrived on scene and arrested a 16 year old male without further incident.

The accused 16 year old male is charged with the following offences:

Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, contrary to Section 88(1) of the Criminal Code;

Assault with Weapon, contrary to Section 267(a) of the Criminal Code; and

Uttering Threats, contrary to Section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code

The name of the accused will not be released in compliance with legislation under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The accused male is held for Bail Hearing on Sunday, 10th of April 2016.

Any questions may be directed to the Cobourg Police Service by calling 905-372-6821.