PEI festival assault: RCMP apprehend two more

Assault at festival atÎ.-P.-É.: RCMP apprehend two more people

The Evangeline Recreation Center in Abram-Village, Prince Edward Island.

Two other people were arrested in Prince Edward Island at the following a racist attack during the Festival acadien in Abram-Village.

There are now four individuals who will have to answer charges of assault on two victims in the Evangeline region , last weekend.

The attack on two newcomers took place in the parking lot of the Evangeline Recreation Center on September 3.

In a statement Wednesday, the premier of the province, Dennis King, said a weekend that was meant to be filled with celebration, diversity and the vibrancy of the Island's Acadian and Francophone community was tarnished by an act of racism and hatred.

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RCMP investigation continues.

She is still looking for pictures and videos of the altercation and witnesses. She asks anyone with information to contact the authorities.

With information from CBC

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