Youth allegedly held against will, assaulted in Saskatchewan

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North Battleford RCMP have charged five people after a youth was reportedly held against his will and assaulted Friday. File / Global News

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. – Saskatchewan RCMP are investigating a complaint about a youth being held against his will and violently assaulted. The youth told officers on Friday the alleged offences took place at a location in North Battleford and a rural location just outside the city.

Two adults and three youth have been arrested. Their names have not been released.

They are facing charges that include kidnapping, pointing a firearm, uttering threats, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

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The accused are scheduled to appear in provincial court Monday.


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