UPDATE: Man arrested for L.A. Matheson assault


2020-03-13 14:35 PDT

File # 2020-38618

Surrey RCMP has arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with a serious assault that had occurred at L.A. Matheson Secondary School earlier today, March 13, 2020 (see previous release: March 13, 2020).

The suspect was identified, and at approximately 4:00 pm, he was located and arrested in Vancouver. The man, who is a Surrey resident, is currently in custody. Charges have not been laid at this time.

Investigators believe that this was a targeted incident. The suspect is not a student or former student of L.A. Matheson Secondary School.

The victim remains in hospital in stable condition.

Surrey RCMP would like to thank the public and the media for their assistance in this investigation.

No further updates relating to this investigation are expected today.

Released by

Cst. Richard Wright

Media Relations Officer
Surrey RCMP
14355 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC, V3X 1A9
Office: 604-599-7776

Email: surrey_media_relations@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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