Youth Charged After Police Investigate Incident at Kitchener School

media release

On Tuesday, November 30, 2021, Waterloo Regional Police received a report from a resident of an assault that took place in a classroom at a Kitchener Public School.

Investigation revealed that a student allegedly played the "tap out game" on another student, which resulted in the victim being choked until he lost consciousness and fell, hitting his head.

The victim was taken to Grand River Hospital for treatment.

One youth has been charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm and Assault Cause Bodily Harm - Strangulation under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Occ: 21-281189   

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