SURREY RCMP are currently investigating an assault with a weapon that injured a youth at a high school in Newton.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Surrey RCMP responded to an assault with a weapon at Panorama Ridge Secondary, during which a male youth was injured. The assault occurred outside of the school. The youth was taken to an area hospital in stable condition. Police placed the school on a hold and secure until the safety of all of the students was confirmed.
The initial indications are that the assault is related to an ongoing dispute among parties known to one another. There is no indication of an ongoing risk to safety at the school: however, there will be in increased police presence as the investigation continues.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502, or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca.