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Police place Surrey high school on ‘hold and secure’ after youth injured in assault

RCMP say they responded to an assault with a weapon outside Panorama Ridge Secondary on March 1, 2021.

RCMP said a youth was sent to hospital following an assault with a weapon outside a Surrey high school on Monday morning.

Officers responded to a report of an assault with a weapon at Panorama Ridge Secondary around 11:30 a.m.

Two youths were arrested Monday while a third turned themselves in to police. All three suspects were being held in custody and will appear in court Tuesday.

Police confirmed Tuesday all suspects are youth and not previously known to police.

 

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Police said the assault took place outside of the school and a male youth was sent to hospital in stable condition.

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RCMP placed the school on a “hold and secure” until they could confirm students were safe.

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“The initial indications are that the assault is related to an on-going dispute among parties known to one another,” RCMP said in a statement, which went on to say there is no ongoing risk to safety at the school.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502

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