officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to the area of Shellard Lane and Conklin Road for reports of an assault with weapon at approximately 11:10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 24, 2023.
Witnesses reported two female youths were involved in a verbal altercation, which turned violent when one assaulted the other with a knife before attempting to flee the scene.
Officers attended and located the accused. During the arrest, the accused allegedly resisted and assaulted officers.
Search incident to arrest recovered a knife.
As a result, a 17-year-old female youth, who is a resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
- Assault with Weapon
- Assault with Intent to Resist Arrest
The accused was held for bail.
The information is being released in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.