Five Teens Charged Following Large Fight

(Bradford, ON) South Simcoe Police Service officers have charged five teenagers with assault and weapons offences following a large fight in Bradford.
On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 5:46 p.m., police were called to Alan Kuzmich Park in the West Park Avenue and Aishford Road area for a disturbance. Investigation determined that a group of youths wearing face coverings and armed with batons, pepper sprayed and assaulted a group of teens at the basketball court.
Five male suspects fled on foot through a nearby forest where they were arrested by responding officers.

Two victims were taken to hospital for treatment and two others were treated at the scene.

Two 15-year-olds from Bradford, a 17-year-old and two 14-year-olds from York Region are charged with the following:

Assault
Carry Concealed Weapon
Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

All accused were released into the custody of their parents with a future court date. Their identities are protected under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

South Simcoe Police Service is appealing to anyone with information regarding this incident, including witnesses and anyone with cell phone video or images to contact Constable Jonathan Day at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141, extension #1432, jonathan.day@southsimcoepolice.ca or contact Crime Stoppers.

Investigators have opened a digital evidence portal where members of the community can upload any photos, video surveillance or dashcam footage relating to the incident. Evidence can be uploaded directly to investigators at the following link:

https://southsimcoepolice.ca.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/assaultpr21006881

Photos of items seized are attached:





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