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Sept 20, 2019
File 19-21429

Delta Police make arrest in regard to student assault

A Delta Police school liaison officer was at South Delta Secondary School (SDSS) on September 18, 2019 during school hours, when he was made aware of an allegation of an assault that had occurred that same day.

The alleged assault occurred between two students who attend SDSS.

“An investigation commenced immediately,” says Cris Leykauf, spokesperson for Delta Police. “A student was arrested in relation to this matter on September 18. Delta Police anticipate forwarding charges in relation to this matter to Crown Counsel for their consideration.”

The student has been released from custody on a number of conditions, including staying away from SDSS. Delta Police Victim Services is being offered to the student and the student’s family.

Of note, as the suspect in this matter is a youth, should charges be approved the student’s name will not be released as per the Youth Criminal Justice Act.