July 29, 2014 6:32 pm

Group of 17 vandalize Saskatchewan hockey rink: RCMP

RCMP say a group of 17 people are responsible for a vandalized hockey rink in Saskatchewan.

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MONTREAL LAKE CREE NATION, Sask. – Saskatchewan RCMP have charged six people after a hockey rink was broken into and vandalized.

On Monday, Mounties were called to Montreal Lake where a hockey arena had sustained extensive damage.

Walls and ceilings were damaged and sheets of plexiglass were shattered on the ice surface along with lobby windows.

Paint was also thrown on floors, bleachers and the boards around the rink.

Investigators have identified a total of 17 adults and youth responsible for the crime.

They are all from Montreal Lake Cree Nation.

Daniel Bruce Henderson, 18, has been charged with break and enter, mischief over $5,000, theft under $5,000, breach of a judge’s undertaking and failing to comply with youth sentence order.

He is scheduled to appear in Prince Albert provincial court Wednesday.

Five of the youth, aged 13 to 15, have been charged. Their names cannot be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

RCMP are working to resolve this issue with Montreal Lake Cree Nation band members, youth workers and child services.

Montreal Lake Cree Nation is approximately 220 kilometres north of Saskatoon.