For Immediate Release / January 31, 2024

RCMP - Charge 7 Youth With Violent Offences

On November 28, 2023 at approximately 3:30pm, St. Albert RCMP responded to a call of an assault in progress outside the McDonalds at 369 St. Albert Trail. Further calls were received to the RCMP reporting weapons were involved and individuals were running from the area. St. Albert RCMP responded quickly and were able to locate the victim as well as arrest numerous suspects in the surrounding area.

The investigation revealed that the victim had been physically assaulted and struck with a baton while having property stolen from him. The victim was transported to the hospital with minor injuries and released from the hospital the same day. Several of the suspects had ran from police but were apprehended. Seven youth, all who reside in Edmonton, have been charged with the following offences:

Four Youth were charged with:

  • Robbery S. 344(1)(b) Criminal Code
  • Obstruction S. 129(a) Criminal Code

 Two Youth were charged with:

  • Assault S. 266 Criminal Code
  • Obstruction S. 129(a) Criminal Code

 One Youth was charged with:

  • Assault with a weapon S. 267(a) Criminal Code
  • Obstruction S. 129(a) Criminal Code

All youth were placed on conditions not to contact the victim and not to attend that McDonald’s location. Other conditions for several of the youth was not to possess any weapons. The first appearance for all the accused youth is March 5, 2024. The St. Albert RCMP have had several inquiries from the public as a result of this investigation, however are unable to release further information due to the age of the persons involved.

If you have any information on any crime, you are asked to contact the St. Albert RCMP at 780-458-7700 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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Last edited: January 31, 2024