After a memorial for a local seven-year-old was destroyed last week, Swift Current City RCMP issued a release seeking help from the public in finding the culprit(s).

According to an update this morning, two youth were arrested in relation to the severe damage done to the Jake Knelsen Memorial Bench outside the Swift Current Library.

Both individuals have been charged with Mischief Causing Damage Under $5,000 and will appear in court at an unspecified date.

The Swift Current Municipal RCMP would like to thank the public for multiple tips received about the vandalism to the Jake Knelsen Memorial Bench in front of the Swift Current Public Library.

No other details were able to be provided due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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