A teen gets six months in custody for an assault on the metal bar

1166051The 16 year old who has dealt two blows metal bar a student from high school Lighthouse in February has been sentenced to six months of secure custody in Val-flag -Lake the Eastern Townships youth Centre.

Lise Gagnon judge of the Youth Division of the Court of Québec has also imposed Wednesday at the Sherbrooke courthouse twelve months probation with monitoring the teenager at the expiration of his sentence.

The teenager pleaded guilty on February 23 to a charge of assault causing injury.

Counsel for the defense Me Melissa Gilbert explained to the court that this event had taken place in a particular context where the accused receiving threats for several weeks on the Internet from someone who would become his victim.

The assault occurred in a context of love triangle on February 10.

The conflict has degenerated to the point that the young person who was threatening chose to do justice by itself.

The accused was found to be the new love with the girl at the heart of this case. The latter left the victim for 14 years in the last month. In discussions on social media, the 14 year old would have it declared its intention to attack physically with her new lover.

This however did not wait to be a victim and took the lead to become the aggressor.

At the end of classes to 16 hours, he ran in high school in order to say Sara Rue iron bar moves to that would probably go after him.

The victim suffered facial cuts as small fractures to the nose and temple. He was taken to the CHUS to treat his injuries.

The teenager was detained in secure custody pending his sentence in court and writing pre-sentence report

He expressed his regret and remorse in court. The accused has also undertaken an anger management program in the Eastern Townships Youth Centre.

The accused has a criminal record introductory material break for which he was sentenced to community service.

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