16-year-old stabbed in Port Coquitlam, 16-year-old suspect arrested

ON Friday, October 23 at approximately 9 p.m., the Coquitlam RCMP received 911 calls in relation to a stabbing at Minnekhada Middle School in Port Coquitlam.

Officers located a 16-year-old male with stab wounds and administered first aid until paramedics arrived. Other officers on scene were able to quickly gather information that led to the arrest of a 16-year-old suspect.

The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. This was an isolated incident and there is no risk to the public, police said.

If anyone has information to further the investigation, call 604-945-1550 and quote file 2020-28842.