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12-year-old girl arrested after student, 3 staff assaulted at Oshawa school

Durham Regional Police say a 12-year-old girl is facing assault charges after several people were assaulted at a school in Oshawa. An officer also deployed a stun gun on the girl who was taken into custody.

Police said the assaults happened on Monday, at around 11:30 a.m., at Sir Albert Love Catholic School located on Wilson Road North.

A female student allegedly assaulted a student and three staff members including teachers, police said.

Investigators said that when officers arrived, the girl had fled but she was found “physically assaulting a female staff member in the school yard.”

That’s when an officer deployed a conductive energy weapon, commonly known as a taser, to “stop the assault,” police said.

The girl was arrested and is charged with assault and mischief.

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Police said the interaction was captured on body cameras.

One of the victims in the assault was taken to hospital after being struck in the head, police said.

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