Garden Hill First Nation teen arrested after another youth injured during machete attack

Island Lake RCMP have arrested and charged a 16-year-old male with aggravated assault following a machete attack.

Police received a report of a 14-year-old male being attacked with a weapon while walking in Garden Hill First Nation just before 1 a.m. April 28. The victim was taken to the nursing station with non-life-threatening injuries.

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In addition to aggravated assault, the 16-year-old suspect from Garden Hill First Nation, who was located and arrested on Wednesday evening, is charged with possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose and Island Lake RCMP continue to investigate.

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