The RNC is continuing to investigate an assault of a female youth that took place at Leary’s Brook Junior High school on Larkhall Street in St. John’s Monday.
About 12:30 p.m. Monday, RNC responded to the school.
The female victim reported she was physically attacked and assaulted by another female at that school. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated at the Janeway Hospital and later released.
The suspect involved in the assault was identified by numerous witnesses and was later arrested at her residence. She was charged with assault causing bodily harm and held in custody.
She appeared in court Tuesday and was released to be back in court at a later date.
The RNC is continuing to investigate the assault and would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-TIPS (8477). You can now provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers Website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.
(ALSO, see today's print edition of The Telegram for a detailed story on this incident.)