Youth accused of assaulting group home worker


Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

At 2:15 p.m. Saturday, police attended to the downtown area of the city in relation to a reported disturbance. A female youth who is a resident of a group home in Brandon was found to be in a confrontation with one of the support staff from the home. Police investigation found that the youth had assaulted the worker just prior by pulling her hair and threatening to stab the staff member, and also the previous evening had damaged the staff member’s car by throwing rocks against it. The youth was charged with Assault, Uttering Threats, and Mischief to Property, and was released back to staff once she was processed at BPS.