Red Deer, Alberta – The teenage girl who was arrested yesterday after a stabbing by Central Middle School will appear in court in Red Deer this morning at 9:30 am, facing a charge of assault with a weapon.
RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing in downtown Red Deer yesterday shortly after 3 pm, when the victim entered the courthouse asking for assistance. EMS attended and took her to hospital, where she was treated for non-serious injuries.
RCMP located the suspect walking downtown near City Hall Park and arrested her without further incident. The weapon was a small kitchen knife.
RCMP will not be reporting further on this incident because the accused is a youth who cannot be named under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Cst. Derek Turner
Red Deer RCMP
May 19, 2016
Red Deer RCMP arrest teenage girl after stabbing
Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP have arrested a girl after a stabbing by Central Middle School in downtown Red Deer this afternoon.
RCMP have taken a teenage girl into custody after a 26 year old female victim was stabbed twice near Central Middle School shortly after 3 pm on May 19. The victim was taken to Red Deer Regional Hospital where she is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
RCMP located the suspect nearby and took her into custody without further incident. The 15 year old girl cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act; she is facing charges that have not been sworn before the courts yet.
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP