UPDATE: Teens charged with weapons offences, causing a disturbance

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An 18-year-old and a 16-year-old have been charged after a disturbance at the Avalon Mall in St. John's.

The 18-year-old, Mitchael Paul Davie, is charged with: possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose; public mischief; causing a disturbance; carrying a concealed weapon; and assault with a weapon. There was also an outstanding warrant of arrest for him.

The 16-year-old is charged with: possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose; causing a disturbance; and breaches of court orders.

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(Earlier story)

Two people believed to have been involved in an incident at the Avalon Mall last night have been released from custody.

Mitchael Paul Davie, 18, and a 16-year-old male youth appeared in separate courtrooms at provincial court in St. John's today.

Davie is charged with assaulting the youth with a weapon (a hunting knife), possessing a weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, causing a disturbance and diverting suspicion by giving police a false name.

He was released on an undertaking, with conditions that he stay away from the youth and the Avalon Mall. He also must report to RNC headquarters twice a week and is prohibited from having a weapon. He's due back in court Nov. 7.

The youth - whose name is banned from publication - faces charged of possessing a weapon (a pocket knife), causing a disturbance and breaching a youth sentence.

He was released to the custody of his parents with conditions that he stay away from Davie and the mall. He's also banned from having weapons. He's scheduled to return to court Oct. 15.

Both were arrested Monday night at Empire Theatres in the Avalon Mall after the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was called in to respond to reports of a fight at the theatre.

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(Earlier story)

Two teenagers will appear in court today in connection with an altercation Monday night at Empire Theatres in the Avalon Mall in St. John's.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary says around 9:15 p.m., a 16-year-old male and 18-year-old male were charged with assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, carrying a concealed weapons, causing a disturbance, and breaches of court orders.

Both were held in custody until they make a court appearance later this morning.

Organizations: Empire Theatres

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  • Adult Offender
    September 24, 2013 - 09:11

    Give the name and picture of the 18 year old. He is an adult and should be treated as one and not cuddled like the 16 year old young offender. Someone who carries and pulls a knife in public (or accused of) is a menace and threat to society. We must be able to protect ourselves by knowing who this is!

  • Marshall Art
    September 24, 2013 - 07:33

    NL is getting more like the U.S. every day, thugs with concealed weapons are everywhere. What's next, metal detectors at movie theatres ?.