Area OPP Police Press Releases

4 Assaulted Mitchell – 17 Year Old Arrested

(WEST PERTH, ON) – On Thursday May 27, 2021 just after 8:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an assault in progress in the Municipality of West Perth.

Police attended a residence on Blenheim Street in Mitchell, where four people had been assaulted by a young person. Perth County Paramedic Services attended to two of the victims, who received minor injuries from the assault. 

A 17-year-old resident of Mitchell was arrested at the scene and charged with

  • Assault (four counts)

The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.

This was an isolated incident and there is no threat to public safety.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.