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Peterborough Teen Tased, K9 Unit Deployed After Verbal Dispute Escalates

PETERBOROUGH-A 14-year-old Peterborough male is facing a number of charges after an incident Thursday morning.

On November 9 just before 11am,  officers were called to a residence in the Milroy Drive and Rowberry Boulevard area. Upon arrival, officers were told that a verbal dispute escalated resulting in a woman being choked, verbally threatened, and a knife brandished at her. A second woman was also verbally threatened according to police.  Police say officers along with K9 Gryphon made several attempts to take the male into custody but he continued to be agitated and came at officers with a knife.  As a result, an officer deployed their Conducted Energy Weapon and the male was taken into custody without further incident.

As a result, a 14-year-old Peterborough male was arrested and charged with:

  • Overcome Resistance by Attempting to Choke, Suffocate or Strangle another Person
  • Assault with A Weapon
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm X2

The accused is being held in custody and will appear in court today, November 10, 2023.



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