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Friday, July 12, 2019

Incident at Rotary Park Involving Several Youths

Orangeville | by Phil DeLand  

Orangeville Police have laid assault with a weapon charges against two youths.

A dispute at a skate park in Orangeville has lead to charges against two youths.

Orangeville Police say the altercation happened at Rotary Park at around 5:00pm, Monday evening.

They say the altercation stemmed from a dispute over property that was allegedly taken from another person's backpack. 

Authorities say four youths left the area but returned around three hours later.

When they came back, one of the youths showed a paintball gun and started shooting people in the park from a vehicle, before it fled the scene.

Police were called to the park where they spoke to a pair of victims and began their investigation.

On Tuesday, police arrested and charged two youths regarding the incident. 

They're both charged with two counts of Assault With a Weapon. 

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