12-year-old charged with assault in North Perth
An Ontario Provincial Police crest is displayed on the arm of an officer(. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Lahodynskyj)
Police have charged a North Perth 12-year-old with assault after the child allegedly brandished a blade at someone in a park.
In a media release, OPP said it happened around 6 p.m. on June 26 on Elizabeth Street East in North Perth.
Police said the 12-year-old approached a person at the park and brandished “an edged weapon.”
The child is now charged with assault and uttering threats. They are scheduled to appear in court in Stratford at a later date.