3 people arrested following disturbance where a bat & knife were allegedly present

Photo: Brandon Police Service

Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

At around 2:43 AM this morning, numerous calls were received from the area of 6th Street and Louise Avenue, extending to calls from the 400 block of 5th and 7th Streets, of a disturbance involving multiple persons, some armed with bats and or knives. A large number of individuals were encountered when members arrived in the area.  As a result of the ensuing investigation, 3 people were arrested: a 17 year-old male for possession of a weapon dangerous (baseball bat and knife) and consuming liquor as a minor; a 14 year-old female for possession of a weapon dangerous (knife); and a 19 year-old male was arrested on the strength of a warrant held by Winnipeg Police Service for mischief to property.  All three were lodged at Brandon Correctional Centre and are to be released from custody later this morning.