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Boy Stabbed at Westdale Junior High in Charleswood

September 14, 2015 3:24 PM | News

Westdale Junior High

Westdale Junior High, 6720 Betsworth Avenue (PEMBINATRAILS.CA)

WINNIPEG — A boy is in hospital in stable condition following a stabbing at Westdale Junior High on Monday afternoon.

The 14-year-old victim was in shop class when another student allegedly threw a knife at him, according to reports.

The school was placed on lockdown for a short time before the suspect could be arrested.

Winnipeg police say they have apprehended another 14-year-old boy in connection to the incident.

Pembina Trails School Division superintendent Ted Fransen said that the student was stabbed with an X-Acto knife. Police haven’t confirmed the type of weapon that was used.

Westdale Junior High is located within the Pembina Trails School Division.

— Staff