Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Teen Admits to Vicious Machete Attack That Has Left Gangmate Scarred

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Teen Admits to Vicious Machete Attack That Has Left Gangmate Scarred

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Teen admits to vicious assault on gangmate

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EDMONTON - A teenager who viciously assaulted a 14-year-old boy with a machete in a small community south of Edmonton last June has pleaded guilty to two of three charges laid against him.

Court was told both boys were in a gang and were driving around Beaumont in stolen vehicles trying to steal from unlocked cars.

The boys stopped near a construction site, where the accused, who is now 16, admits to hitting Braydon Heather with a machete.

The victim was in a coma for around two weeks following the assault.

His mouth was cut towards the left side of his face, his earlobe was severed and his thumb had to be re-attached.

The 16-year-old pleaded guilty to aggravated assault and possession of a weapon, though a charge of attempted murder was withdrawn. …

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