July 11, 2018 3:31 pm

St. Thomas police charge female youth in skateboard assault

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St. Thomas police say a female youth has been charged with assault with a weapon after a male on a bicycle was struck in the head by a skateboard.

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Officers were called to the skate park just after 8 p.m. Tuesday on reports of an assault.

The investigation revealed the female youth struck a male in the head with the skateboard, knocking him off of the bicycle.

He was treated in hospital for minor injuries.

She has been charged with assault with a weapon and was released from custody on a promise to appear at a future court date.

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