Teen accused of dropping knife on schoolmates
Incident happened at Strait Area Education and Recreation Centre
A 16-year-old boy faces weapons charges after allegedly trying to drop a pocket knife on two other teens at a Port Hawkesbury school.
RCMP said an officer was doing a routine patrol at the Strait Area Education and Recreation Centre on Tuesday afternoon when he was approached by a school administrator.
"He was informed of an incident involving a knife," said RCMP Staff Sgt. Craig Seafoot.
"The member then conducted an investigation and determined that a male dropped a knife from the second floor, trying to hit a male and a female sitting on a bench below."
The teenagers sitting on the bench — both 17 years old — were not injured.
The 16-year-old has been charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon.
He will appear in Port Hawkesbury youth court on March 6.