Two youths are facing several charges after a physical altercation occurred between students at a high school in Huntsville.
On May 24, 2023, at 1:45 p.m., the Huntsville (OPP was contacted by school administrators reporting a possible assault. Officers began an investigation into the allegations and were made aware of a video circulating on social media.
As a result, a 15-year-old female and a 17-year-old female, both from Huntsville were charged with:
- Assault with a weapon
- Theft under $5,000
- Forcible confinement
The accused are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on a later date. Their identities are protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).
Investigators believe this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to public safety.
The incident is still under investigation and anyone who witnessed the incident or has further information is asked to please contact the Huntsville OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).