Watson Lake bullies charged after burning youth

Four children between the ages of eight and 11 suffered minor burns after two 13-year-old males burnt them with matches.

Four children between the ages of eight and 11 suffered minor burns after two 13-year-old males burnt them with matches.

The incident happened on between 7:30 and 8 p.m. on April 3. RCMP were notified the next morning.

After further investigation, police arrested the two 13-year-old males, both residents of Watson Lake, and charged each with one count of assault with a weapon.

Their identities are protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The two teens have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court in Watson Lake on April 16. (LC)

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