On April 28, 2021, at approximately 12:50 am, Island Lake RCMP received a report of an assault with a weapon on Garden Hill First Nation.
A 14-year-old male was walking in the community when he was attacked by a male with a machete. He was taken to the nursing station with non-life threatening injuries.
Later that evening, officers located the suspect and he was arrested without incident.
A 16-year-old male from Garden Hill First Nation is facing charges of Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.
Island Lake RCMP continue to investigate.