12-year-old allegedly pulled a BB gun on Oshawa homeowner


Published September 19, 2023 at 10:42 am

A 12-year-old boy has been accused of banging on the door of an Oshawa home and pulling a BB gun on the homeowner when they answered.

The boy started kicking the front door of a home near Mary St. and Taunton Rd. around 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 16. When the homeowner opened the door, the boy pulled a BB gun from his backpack and pointed it at them. He then ran from the house.

The bot has been charged with; pointing a firearm, assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon to commit an offence, mischief and failure to comply with release conditions. He remains in custody until a bail hearing. The boy’s identity is protected by the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Anyone with information can call police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2169 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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