Boy, 14, charged after stabbing at Winnipeg high school: police
2 students taken to hospital after assault at St. John's High School Monday
A 14-year-old boy has been charged with assault with a weapon in connection with a stabbing during a fight a Winnipeg high school, police said Tuesday.
Officers arrested the teen at a home in the William Whyte neighbourhood around 3 p.m. Monday, police wrote in a news release issued Tuesday.
Two boys were taken to hospital in stable condition after officers were called St. John's High School around 2:30 p.m., Monday afternoon.
One of the teens didn't require further medical attention after being brought to hospital, police said in the release.
Principal Doug Taylor said in a letter to parents both boys taken to hospital were students. He said a fight broke out among the three students in front of the school.
The school was under a hold-and-secure from 2:30 p.m. until 3:05 p.m. Monday. It's open Tuesday.
The accused, who has also been charged with possession of a weapon, has been released from police custody on a promise to appear in court.
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With files from Meaghan Ketcheson