Staff at a Brockville High School contacted Brockville Police yesterday morning to assist with a dispute between a 16 year old male and a 16 year old female student. On arrival at the school it was learned the students had been dating and recently split up. As a result of the break-up school officials were alerted to several inappropriate social media posts which were circulating and brought to the attention of school officials.
Brockville Police and staff contacted the parents of the students regarding the incident and all persons agreed to a diversionary educational program to deal with the incident.
Police would like to remind students and parents of safe internet practices and encourage the public to visit The Canadian Centre for Child Protection website at www.cybertip.ca for more information on safe internet practices for teens.
Brockville Police were alerted by customers at the Bank of Montreal of a 62 year old man at the branch who appeared to be underdressed for the winter conditions and they were concerned for his safety. Officers attended with paramedics from the Leeds and Grenville EMS and found the man to be a diabetic and in need of assistance. He was conveyed by ambulance to the Brockville General Hospital while police were able to locate family members and advise them of his whereabouts.
Break and Enter-Hubbell Street
A Hubbell Street resident contacted Brockville Police yesterday morning at 11:15 am to report that sometime after 10 pm on Tuesday February 14th, unknown person entered a work shed in the back yard of his property and stole a variety of power tools and construction equipment. Anyone who may have information is asked to contact Brockville Police at 613-342-0127 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).