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Teen boy charged over school fight involving a knife

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged after an alleged assault at a Rockhampton school on Wednesday, in yet another teen-violence incident.

Detectives from Rockhampton Child Protection and Investigation Unit charged the 14-year-old following an incident in North Rockhampton.

Police were called to a school at 8.30am on Wednesday in relation to a disturbance.

>> Violent footage of school kids in fight seized by police

It has been alleged the 14-year-old boy assaulted a 12-year-old boy. It also has been alleged that the 14-year-old was in possession of a knife.

The boy has been charged with one count each of assault and possessing a knife in a public place, and will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.

The charges come after video footage of an attack on a 14-year-old girl went viral this week, and another video emerged of two boys fighting.

A 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl were charged on Thursday with one count of assault occasioning bodily harm in relation to the viral video filmed in an underpass near Yaamba Rd.

Topics:  assault, north rockhampton, rockhampton police, youth crime



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