Third youth arrested following assault with a weapon at Surrey’s Panorama Ridge Secondary

SURREY RCMP announced on Tuesday that the third suspect in Monday’s assault with a weapon at Panorama Ridge Secondary School in Newton has turned themselves in to police. On Monday, two other suspects were arrested. All three suspects were held in police custody and will appear in court today.

The assault occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Monday outside of Panorama Ridge Secondary School. The injured 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.

Police said all of the suspects are youth and were not known to police. The initial indications are that the assault is related to an ongoing dispute among parties known to one another. This incident is not related to gang activity and there is no indication of an ongoing risk to safety at the school.

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