17-year-old charged in Stanley Cup riot, police say
A Lower Mainland teenager has been added to the list of people charged with criminal offences in the wake of the Stanley Cup riot on June 15.
A 17-year-old male, whose name has been withheld under young offender legislation, faces a charge of participating in a riot and three charges of arson damaging property, Vancouver police announced today (December 27).
To date, police have recommended more than 200 charges against 80 people amid the ongoing investigation into the riot. Twenty-eight suspected rioters have been charged.