Teen Faces Several Charges After Series Of Incidents

A 15-year-old is in custody after a series of incidents in Riverview earlier this week. 

Codiac RCMP responded to a report of a stolen pickup truck shortly after 10 a.m. on Monday. Police say the theft took place at a business on the corner of Archibald and Dufferin Street. 

After several attempts to locate the vehicle and the driver, police stopped the truck on a dirt road deploying a tire deflation device. The driver attempted to flee the scene on foot but was arrested by police shortly after. 

The 15-year-old appeared in Moncton Provincial Court on Tuesday. They faced several charges, including assault with a weapon, flight from police, dangerous operation of a vehicle, resisting arrest and theft over $5,000. 

Due to a court-ordered publication ban, the youth’s name is not being shared. 

They were remanded into custody and will return to court on April 20. 

An investigation remains ongoing.

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