Portage la Prairie RCMP were called to an address in the 200 block of Royal Road South for an assault case.

The Incident happened on April 21st at 8:41 p.m., Portage officers arrived at the scene and were directed to the victim and the suspect involved. A 14-year-old boy was placed under arrest for assault. A further search of the suspect revealed a large-edged weapon. The 14-year-old faces charges of Assault Causing Bodily Harm and Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purposes.

The 12-year-old victim was reportedly examined by EMS but there was no information from the RCMP released on injuries sustained.

The suspect was released to appear in court at a later date with imposed conditions.