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Threats against students puts Leduc schools in hold-and-secure

Two schools in Leduc were put in a hold-and-secure in connection with an assault earlier this week.

On Monday, police arrived to a parking lot in the area of 50 Street and Corinthia Drive after reports of a violent assault.

The victim of the assault was taken to hospital but has since been released.

The four alleged attackers are teenagers between the ages of 13 and 16 and have all been charged with assault.

Videos posted to social media allegedly showed the attack, with several people kicking someone who is lying on the ground.

Four teenagers in Leduc have been arrested in connection with what police are calling the “violent assault” of a 17-year-old. The teenagers, aged 13 to 16, were charged with assault causing bodily harm. They have been released and are scheduled to appear in court in Leduc on…

— YEGWAVE (@yegwave) October 17, 2023

On Wednesday, Leduc Composite High School and École Leduc Junior High School were placed in hold-and-secure due to threats against the students being made on social media.

The hold-and-secure was lifted by the early afternoon, but police remained at the schools.

The RCMP are asking the public not to take the law into their own hands and to contact the RCMP when they believe they’ve been a witness to a crime.

Leduc Composite High School.