Two youths are being charged with armed robbery and kidnapping in Kapuskasing.

Police responded to a call around 11:30pm on Friday, July 21st claiming there were two males with weapons on Riverside Drive near the Lumberjack Festival grounds.

Officers in uniform responded quickly to the call locating the two males a short distance from the crime scene.

A 17-year-old male from Smooth Rock Falls has been arrested on 16 charges including three charges of assault with a weapon and kidnapping.

The 15-year-old from Kapuskasing has been arrested on 14 charges, with four counts of assault with a weapon and three charges of uttering threats.

The accused remain in custody and are scheduled to appear in court on today in Cochrane.