Youth airlifted to hospital following altercation in Kawartha Lakes

UPDATE: The youth that was taken into custody has been charged with attempted murder. For more information, click HERE.

Police in Kawartha Lakes are investigating an altercation between two youths that resulted in one of them being taken into custody and the other being airlifted to a Toronto hospital.

According to the OPP, officers were called to the area of Kawartha Lakes Road 8 and East Beehive Road shortly before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (May 5).

“Initial investigation indicated that two youths had been involved in an altercation. One youth has been taken into custody,” reads a media release.

“One youth was transported by ambulance to a local area hospital and then later transported to a Toronto area hospital via Ornge ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.”

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