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13-year-old student charged with assault after argument at school escalates

Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters in Chatham, Ont., on Monday, Nov. , 2023. (Chris Campbell/CTV News Windsor) Chatham-Kent Police Service headquarters in Chatham, Ont., on Monday, Nov. , 2023. (Chris Campbell/CTV News Windsor)
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Chatham-Kent police say they have arrested a 13-year-old student after an argument escalated at school.

Officers responded to King George IV School on Delaware Avenue in Chatham for an assault investigation at 11:46 a.m. on Tuesday.

Upon arrival, the officer says they learned a verbal argument between two students escalated when one assaulted the other.

The 13-year-old Chatham youth was arrested and charged with assault. He was released to his parents with conditions and a future court date of Dec. 18.

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