• Kelowna's Homepage
  • Vernon's Homepage
27712
29984

Vernon  

Teen terror gets probation

A young offender in Vernon has been sentenced for staging a terrifying robbery.

RCMP were called to a house in the North Okanagan city last September after a report of a masked man brandishing a knife and trying to rob the homeowners.

The couple had to barricade themselves in their bedroom until police arrived.

Crown lawyers say the 16-year-old was convicted of robbery and break and enter, and has now been sentenced to six months deferred custody and supervision, followed by one year of probation.

Several other restrictions have also been placed on the teen.

The Youth Criminal Justice Act prevents release of the boy's name. (CKIZ)



More Vernon News

25694
Recent Trending


29639




29117


Castanet pays for news tips. Email us a news tip, photo, or video and your name will be in a draw for our weekly news tip prize $25. Email us [email protected]


30401


Vernon SPCA Featured Pet

Jet
Jet Vernon SPCA >


29573




Member of the RTNDA
30200
27125