Assault in Corner Brook Intermediate School Leads to Charges for Two Youth

Corner Brook, N.L. – Following an alleged assault on a youth at Corner Brook Intermediate School on Thursday, Feb. 1, two youth are facing charges, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary reported.

The incident, which occurred shortly after 9:30 a.m., prompted patrol officers to respond to a disturbance at the school. The victim, a male youth, required medical attention for injuries believed to be non-life threatening and was transported to the hospital via ambulance.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary confirmed that one male youth has been charged with assault causing bodily harm, while a female youth has been charged with assault. Both accused individuals have been released to appear in provincial court at a later date.

According to Const. James Cadigan, the RNC’s media relations and public communication officer, it is uncertain whether all the involved youth were students at Corner Brook Intermediate. He also mentioned that the RNC is investigating the matter and urged anyone with information to contact the police.

Cadigan empathized with the community, stating that events of this nature can be traumatic for both the school and the community as a whole. He encouraged individuals to seek support and talk about their experiences to protect their mental health.

No confirmation was provided regarding any video surveillance footage of the incident, but the RNC is committed to thoroughly investigating the matter.

The impact of such events on witnesses and the broader community should not be underestimated, as they can provoke stress and anxiety. Hence, Cadigan advised people to lean on the support of their loved ones and remain open about their feelings.

The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of addressing and discussing the emotional impact of such events, highlighting the need for collective support and open communication within the community.