It's alleged that when the security guards noticed two youths loitering near an electrical box on Tuesday morning and asked them to move, the guards were attacked and threats of a gun and knife were made.
Police say a 49-year-old security fled on foot into live traffic while allegedly being chased by a 14-year-old holding a piece of scrap wood.
The second guard, a 67-year-old, came to the aid of his partner and police say he was hit in the head with the wood. Investigators say both guards received minor injuries.
A 14-year-old Hamilton boy is charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and one count of uttering threats.
A 16-year-old Hamilton boy is charged with two counts of assault and one count of uttering threats.
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