A 17-year-old male has been charged and one suspect is wanted following a violent assault on two other males causing serious injuries.
On Monday, July 26, 2021, at approximately 9:45 a.m., members from North Division commenced an investigation into a serious assault which had occurred on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at the end of Moorlands Drive, in Beaverton. At approximately 11 p.m., several males attended this location for a consensual fight when two of the parties produced weapons. One victim received serious injuries as a result of being slashed with a knife and struck with a metal pole.
A video emerged of the attack and officers were able to identify the suspects who were armed with weapons.
A 17-year old male of Brock Township has been charged with: Aggravated Assault x3; Assault with a Weapon x2; Uttering Threats x3 and Possession of Weapons Dangerous to the Public Peace x2. He was held for a bail hearing.
Police continue to search for the second suspect.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Bowers of the North Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2953.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.