Posted March 6, 2023 3:04 pm
Updated March 6, 2023 4:22 pm
Longueuil police are investigating an armed assault outside Jacques-Rousseau high school Monday at noon that sent a teenage boy to hospital.
Police said the teen, who is around 15 years old, was stabbed with a sharp object on school grounds.
He was rushed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
According to police, the boy’s parents have been told about the assault.
Another youth, also a minor, was arrested near the school.
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Police are looking into the circumstances leading up to the incident and how and if the teens knew each other.
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Police spokesperson Denise Mercille said because the incident happened outside and a suspect was quickly arrested, there was no need to lock down the school.
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