Teen arrested after student seriously injured in Georgetown high school stabbing

Following a stabbing at Georgetown District Highschool, one student was shifted to the hospital after he sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Halton Regional Police Service immediately responded to the call for help.

The 17-year-old offender, who is also a student charged his fellow with a sharp weapon and managed to flee the school premises, leading other schools to be put into a lockdown for a short time as police investigated the case.

However, police authorities successfully intercepted the suspect and he was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a dangerous weapon. The suspect currently awaits bail.

Anyone with information about the incident is requested to contact the 12 Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2416.

Saeed Akhtar, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Milton Reporter, Milton Reporter