NEWS RELEASE · 8th May 2012
Nass Valley RCMP
A New Aiyansh teenager made his first court appearance on May 2nd 2012, after being charged with assault. On February 21st, the Nass Valley RCMP were alerted by concerned residents that a vicious fight was captured on you-tube and being viewed by other youth in the community.
After viewing the video and further investigation, it was clear the fight was unprovoked and the victim was attacked. The suspect teen is seen repeatedly kicking and punching the victim who tries to defend himself. It is unknown who took the video or posted it on the internet. The video was removed from the youtube sight after Police preserved it as evidence.
The youth was arrested the next day and released with conditions not to be found in New Aiyansh or consume alcohol. His next court appearance is July 4th in New Aiyansh.