Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Boy Accused in Pregnant Girl's Abduction Sent to Youth Home 'Til Next Court Date

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Boy Accused in Pregnant Girl's Abduction Sent to Youth Home 'Til Next Court Date

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Court for accused in pregnant girl's abduction

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SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. - A 16-year-old boy has been sent to a youth home until his next court date in the alleged abduction of his 14-year-old pregnant girlfriend who was the subject of an Amber Alert in Saskatchewan.

The youth appeared in court in Swift Current where his case was put over.

He is not allowed to leave the Rock Solid Refuge facility in Shaunavon, Sask., unless he is with a youth home worker.

The teen, along with another teen, is charged with abduction of a person under 16 years of age, breaking and entering and disguise with intent.

One of them is also charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

The boy's mother is charged with abduction of a person under 16 years of age and obstruction of a police officer.

All three accused are to next appear in court in Maple Creek, Sask., on Feb. 14.

The Youth Criminal Justice Act prohibits naming underage suspects or anyone whose name could identify the youths. …

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