Area OPP Police Press Releases

17 Year Old Repeat Offender Arrested Again In Listowel – Assault With Weapon, etc.

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – One person has been arrested following an assault with a weapon that occurred in the Municipality of North Perth.

On December 01 2020, just before 1:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call regarding a person that was trespassing at a residence on Davidson Avenue North, Listowel. The suspect, who is a youth, was also wanted on outstanding charges relating to an assault with a weapon that had occurred on November 18 2020. There were no injuries sustained as a result of the assault. The youth was taken into custody without incident.

As a result, a 17-year-old youth from North Perth, has been charged with:

  • Uttering Threats – Cause Bodily Harm or Death
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Failure to Comply with Release Order
  • Breach of Recognizance
  • Mischief Over $5000 (two counts)

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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