New Brunswick

Chinese students assaulted in Saint John

An adult and two youths are facing weapons charges following attacks on Chinese students near the University of New Brunswick campus in Saint John.

An adult and two youths are facing weapons charges following attacks on Chinese students near the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.

Police say the students were walking in the area over the past two weekends, each time in the early morning hours,when they were attackedby three people.

The three charged have pleaded not guilty, andare to appear in court Friday for a bail hearing. Saint Johnpolice say they expect to lay more charges.

The adult charged is 19-year-old Jonathan Clifford Martin.

The others cannot be named under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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