15-year-old youth charged following 'series of incidents' in Riverview


A 15-year-old youth faces several charges following a "series of incidents" in Riverview.

The RCMP responded on Sunday to a report of a pickup truck stolen from a business on the corner of Archibald St. and Dufferin St.

It was spotted by police a short time later but fled the scene at a high rate of speed in the wrong direction.

Police didn't pursue the vehcile.

The pickup truck was located on a dirt road before fleeing from police again.

The driver fled on foot after officers stopped the vehicle by deploying a spike strip.

The youth, who is from Riverside-Albert, is charged with assault with a weapon, flight from police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and theft over $5,000.

He's scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.

A court-ordered publication ban is in place.

Police continue to investigate.

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