YOUNG PERSON CHARGED AFTER SERIOUS ASSAULT

The Quinte West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged a youth following a serious incident in Frankford.

On July 24, 2021, at approximately 9:10 p.m., Quinte West OPP were dispatched to a report of a 16 year old female who was allegedly stabbed in the stomach and chest on Tourist Park Road. The suspect had departed the scene prior to police arrival and the injured youth was transported to hospital by paramedics in stable condition. At approximately 11:15 p.m., officers located and subsequently arrested a 14 year old female. OPP Investigation determined that the victim and accused are known to each other. A 14 year old female from Quinte West has been charged with the following offences:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Assault causing bodily harm
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose; and
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm

The accused was held for bail and was scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville on July 25, 2021. The name of the accused will not be released as it is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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