Two youths arrested following assault with a weapon at Newton school
2021-03-01 10:44 PST
File # 2021-30293
Surrey RCMP is updating the public on the investigation of an assault with a weapon that injured a youth at a high school in Newton. (See previous release 2021-03-01)
Investigators have identified three suspects involved in the assault, which occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m. today, March 1, 2021, outside of Panorama Ridge Secondary School.
All of the suspects are youth, and are not previously known to police. Two suspects are currently under arrest and in police custody. A third suspect has not yet been arrested; police are currently working to locate them.
The initial indications are that the assault is related to an on-going dispute among parties known to one another. This incident is not related to gang activity and there is no indication of an on-going 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.
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