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16-year-old brandishes knife at shelter, is arrested

The shelter was not identified.



A 16-year-old male entered into a dispute with staff members at a local youth shelter.

The dispute escalated and resulted in the youth threatening the staff both verbally and with a folding knife.

Police located the male a short distance away from shelter, however he falsely identified himself to officers, a police press release said.

He was subsequently arrested for Obstruct Police, carrying a concealed weapon, having a dangerous weapon, assault with a weapon and a breach of probation times three.

The accused will appear in Bail Court on June 27.