RCMP arrest two youths following weapons call near school


**** RCMP Media Release

RCMP arrest two youths following weapons call near school

Shelburne RCMP Detachment has arrested two youths following a weapons call near a school in Shelburne.

At approximately 12:35 p.m., on October 8, police responded to a report of two youths in a vehicle waving a firearm near a school on Woodlawn Dr. Members from Shelburne RCMP Detachment with assistance from the Shelburne Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) and the Barrington RCMP Detachment responded immediately, ensured everyone was safe and began searching for the suspects.

A short time later, police arrested two youths, a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old from Shelburne County, without incident. Police located the replica firearm that was used in the incident and seized eight additional replica firearms.

The youths were released on conditions and are scheduled to appear in Shelburne Youth Court on November 24 at 9:30 a.m.

No one was hurt and the RCMP is continuing its investigation.

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