Portage la Prairie RCMP arrested and charged a 16-year-old after a serious assault on a young female on Portage Collegiate Institute (PCI) grounds Tuesday.

Police received the report of an assault on October 17 at 2 p.m. According to the investigation, the victim was walking outside on the campus when a 16-year-old female known to her approached and began assaulting her.

The assault continued until an employee of the school intervened. The victim suffered serious injuries.

The 16-year-old female has been charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm and was released on conditions pending a court date.

Police provided no further details regarding this case.

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