SURREY RCMP say investigators have identified three suspects involved in Monday’s assault with a weapon that injured a youth at a high school in Newton. The assault occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. outside of Panorama Ridge Secondary School.
All of the suspects are youth and were not known to police. Two suspects are currently under arrest and in police custody. A third suspect has not yet been arrested and police are currently working to locate them.
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.
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, or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-8477 or www.solvecrime.ca