12-Year-Old Facing Charges after Assaulting Teachers and a Student

A 12-year-old female is facing numerous charges after assaulting three staff members and a fellow student at a school in Oshawa. 

On Monday, September 18, 2023, at approximately 11:30 a.m., members from Central East responded to Sir Albert Love Catholic School located at 425 Wilson Road North in Oshawa for reports of a female student actively assaulting staff and students.  Officers arrived on scene to conduct an investigation. The female involved fled and was located physically assaulting a female staff member in the school yard. The officer deployed a CEW device to stop the assault and the suspect was taken into custody. The event was captured on Body Worn Camera.

One victim was transported to hospital after being struck in the head.

A 12-year-old female from Oshawa has been charged with; Assault x4 and Mischief.

She was released on an Undertaking.

Investigators have been in communication with the school board as well as a parent of the student who was charged.

The Durham Regional Police are currently conducting a thorough review of the event to ensure it aligns with our policies, best practices and prioritizes community safety.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Central East Division Community Response Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1740.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

The information in this media release contains facts and circumstances that have been obtained from a police investigation.  These allegations have yet to be proven in court.


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