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16-year-old arrested after machete attack in Winnipeg on Wednesday

Marek Tkach / Global News

WINNIPEG — A teenager faces a number of charges after Winnipeg police allege they attacked a 16-year-old boy with a machete on Wednesday.

Police said at approximately 11:40 a.m., officers responded to Garden City Collegiate after reports of a weapon call. Initial reports provided to police were that a youth assaulted another youth inside the school with a machete.

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Multiple police units responded to the school, including the tactical unit. Police said the victim was brought to hospital “where he was treated and released.”

A 16-year-old was arrested and faces charges of robbery, assault with a weapon and failure to comply with probation.

Police did not say if the accused was a boy or a girl.

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