Teen hospitalized after Friday night stabbing at Port Coquitlam middle school

A 16 year old boy has been taken to hospital after he was stabbed at Port Coquitlam's Minnekhada Middle School Friday night.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

A 16-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries after a stabbing at a Port Coquitlam middle school Friday night.

Coquitlam RCMP said in a news release they were called to Minnekhada Middle School around 9 p.m. for reports of a stabbing, where they found the boy injured.

Officers administered first aid to the victim until paramedics arrived, and he was later taken to hospital.

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“The other officers on scene were able to quickly gather information that led to the arrest of another 16-year-old suspect,” RCMP said in a release.

Police believe this is an isolated incident and there’s no risk to the public.

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If you have information, Coquitlam RCMP are asking you to call them at 604-945-1550 and quote file 2020-28842.

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