A young male is facing charges following a disturbance at a park on Grenfell Drive.
London Police, as well as members of the Emergency Response Unit, responded to the scene at approximately 4p.m. on Tuesday after receiving reports about a disturbance involving weapons between a group of young people.
Officers seized three black throwing axes, one wooden axe, one baseball bat and a black expandable baton at the scene.
A male youth, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been charged with the following Criminal Code of Canada offences:
- Assault with a weapon, contrary to section 267(a);
- Utter threats to cause bodily harm, contrary to section 264.1(1); and
- Fail to comply with officer in charge undertaking, contrary to section 145(5.1).
Fortunately, no one was hurt during the incident.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in on-line anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com