“We recognize the potential impact a situation like this can have within the school community,” police said.

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Richmond RCMP officers have launched an investigation into an alleged assault that occurred at a high school.

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They released few details.

“Due to the nature of this investigation, including protection of privacy under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, no further information will be released,” said police in a press release.

“We recognize the potential impact a situation like this can have within the school community. We are working with our partners at the Richmond School District.

“We want to assure the public we are working in conjunction with the Richmond School District to ensure the safety and well-being of those directly involved as well as the overall school community.”

Police did not say if the victim was male or female and did not say if there is a suspect in custody.

Officers with the detachment’s youth section are leading the investigation.


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