Charges are pending against three youth in connection with three incidents over the past week at the Collicutt Centre in Red Deer.
On Oct. 15 at approximately 10:45 a.m., police responded to a call regarding a fight in the parking lot of the centre.
On arrival, police found one male youth with injuries. Police continue to investigate this incident, and a charge of aggravated assault is pending against one male youth.
On Oct. 16, at approximately 12:45 p.m., police responded to a report of youth with weapons in the parking lot of the Collicutt Centre.
Police determined no weapons were involved. A charge of uttering threats is pending against one male youth.
On OMonday at approximately 11:45 a.m., police responded to reports of a male with a weapon at the Collicutt Centre.
The centre was placed in lockdown and Hunting Hills High School and Notre Dame High School were placed on alert as a precaution.
Police located and arrested a male youth nearby. They later recovered a pellet gun. The suspect is facing weapons-related offences.
“In the coming weeks, police and City of Red Deer and school officials will be meeting to examine and evaluate safety and security at city facilities and surrounding areas,” police said in a media release Wednesday.