A couple of kids out for a stroll Thursday morning threw a scare into their teachers and prompted a street search by Barrie police.
Police received a call from a north-end elementary school about two kids, 10 and 11, who were absent from school. The regular ‘sale arrival’ check found that they had been sent off to school by their parents, but when the school bell rang, they were nowhere to be found.
An investigation revealed that the children had been in line to enter the school but had left the property as soon as the bell rang. Police found them wandering around, unharmed. They were returned to school and given a lesson about their choices.
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Broken arm leads to arrest
A woman admitted to RVH on Wednesday with a broken arm told police the injury had been caused by her husband throwing her down the stairs.
The male then refused to let her leave, taking the phone away from her when she attempted to call 911, police report. The woman also said that her husband had assaulted her the day before.
The husband was arrested at the hospital and charge with assault, assault cause bodily harm, and forcible confinement. He was held pending a bail hearing.
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