Third youth arrested following assault with a weapon at Newton school


2021-03-02 10:12 PST

File # 2021-30293

Surrey RCMP is providing a second update regarding to the investigation of an assault with a weapon that injured a youth at a high school in Newton. (See previous release 2021-03-01)

The third suspect has turned themselves in to police. On March 1, 2021, two other suspects were arrested. All three suspects were held in police custody and will appear in court today.

All of the suspects are youth, and are not previously known to police. 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. 


Released by

Sgt. Elenore Sturko

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

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