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Youth charged with attempted murder in Kings County

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Youth charged with attempted murder in Kings County

At 9:20 p.m. on January 20, Kings District RCMP was called to a disturbance at a residence​ in Cambridge, Kings county. Police were told a​ youth stabbed a man with a knife. RCMP officers arrived at the home and arrested the 15-year-old youth without incident, then assisted the injured man.

The 15-year-old male youth from Cambridge has been charged with:

  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Attempted Murder
  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Aggravated Assault
  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Assault
  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Uttering Threats
  • ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Breach of Conditions

The victim was transported to hospital for treatment of what is believed to be serious but non life-threatening injuries. The accused was held in custody overnight and is appearing in Kentville Provincial Court today. The investigation is ongoing.

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