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Youth arrested for aggravated assault in Yellowknife


Police say they arrested a youth for aggravated assault on Wednesday night in downtown Yellowknife.

The youth cannot be named as per the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Yellowknife RCMP say they received a call around 10:50pm about an alleged assault near a downtown school on Franklin Avenue.

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Police say a group of youth were “involved in an altercation,” according to RCMP spokesperson Marie York-Condon.

“One person was transported by City of Yellowknife Fire Division EMS to the hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury,” York-Condon wrote.

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