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Youth faces weapons charge after incident at Sylvan Lake Beach

A 16-year-old male has been charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

The teen was charged in relation to an incident on June 2, where police responded to a disturbance involving firearms and knives in the pier area of Sylvan Lake Beach.

The youth was released on conditions and is scheduled to attend Red Deer Provincial Youth Court Sept. 2.

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