Mischief Charges follow False Report of Missing Child

Crime Report Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police have arrested Kirkward Coppock charging the nineteen-year-old with Mischief and Resisting Arrest. The charges come following what police state was a false report about an abandoned child.

TBPS officers mobilized for a search in the Intercity area last night just before 11:00PM EDT after receiving a call from a man claiming that he had transported a child less than eight years of age to the Intercity Shopping Centre who he had found in the city’s north end.

Further investigation into the man’s claim resulted in his arrest for Public Mischief and Resisting Arrest. Police resources had been diverted to search for a child who did not exist.

Kirkward COPPOCK has been released with a court date of August 22, 2017.