Two local youths arrested after brandishing knives at school

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Kingston Police have arrested and charged two teenagers after the pair were involved in a confrontation that involved knives in mid-December.

Sometime during the week of December 10 to 14, 2018, the two youths confronted one another in a classroom at Frontenac Secondary School during the school day. The incident was not reported to the school or police until Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. Kingston Police began an investigation and found that both of the accused youths were in possession of knives during the incident.

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One of the accused male youths was located and arrested later that day. He was later released on conditions with a future court date.

Then, on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, police located and arrested the second youth, who was also later released on conditions with a future court date.

A 14-year-old and a 15-year-old, both male, were jointly charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace, and assault with a weapon. The 14-year-old was additionally charged with uttering threats.

The following is a statement from Kingston Police:

Kingston Police and the Limestone District School Board wish to ensure parents and students that any violent or criminal actions that occur on school property will be investigated. Those involved will be dealt with accordingly to ensure the safety of all staff and students.

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