Intoxicated 13-year-old carrying a knife arrested near Burntwood Hotel

A youth with a knife found running from the Burntwood Hotel parking lot around 1 a.m. Nov. 6 following an assault being reported to patrolling RCPP officers is facing multiple weapons charges.

A pedestrian told police on patrol around 1:10 a.m.that someone had just been assaulted in the hotel parking lot. Officers observed two youth running and tracked down a 13-year-old male, who was intoxicated and carrying a hunting knife.

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A search conducted after RCMP placed him under arrest for possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace turned up a knife in his pocket.

The youth will be released once sober to appear in court at a later date and the investigation into the assuaut allegation continues. 

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