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Two teens facing attempted murder charges in Vaughan

The arrests of a 15-year-old from Richmond Hill and a 16-year-old from Vaughan stem from a stabbing incident Feb. 6
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Investigators with the York Regional Police #4 District Criminal Investigations Bureau have arrested and charged two teens in connection with a stabbing that occurred in the City of Vaughan.

On Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, shortly after 9 p.m., officers responded to a disturbance call outside a school on Thomas Cook Avenue in Vaughan, A group of teens was observed yelling and fighting. When officer arrived, they located four male teenagers who advised that a group of suspects with knives had attempted to rob them. One of the teens had a minor stab wound injury and he was transported to hospital.

At approximately 11 p.m., officers responded to a second call a short distance away regarding a stabbing. When officers arrived they located three male teens, two of whom were suffering from serious injuries as a result of stab wounds and a third male with injuries resulting from being punched in the face. They were taken to hospital and have since recovered.

Through the investigation, officers identified the suspects connected to the incident. They were arrested and have been charged.


  • A 16-year-old male from Vaughan
    • Charges: Attempt murder (X2)
  • A 15-year-old male from Richmond Hill
    • Charges: Attempt murder, assault with a weapon (X2), uttering threats

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #4 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7441, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222- TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at