The Saint John Police Force received a call for service to Harbourview High School on Douglas Avenue in Saint John at 1:19pm yesterday. This call was reporting a 17 year old male that was just assaulted with a weapon in the head.
The male victim was transported to the Saint John Regional Hospital where he was treated and later released.
A 17 year old male suspect was apprehended by police a short time later and has since been charged with the offence of Assault with a Weapon. He will be appearing in Youth Court at a later date to answer to the charge.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident or any other incident is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 648-3333 or Crime stoppers 1-800-222-8477.