16-year-old boy arrested after attacking girl with knife at Bedok View Secondary School

Police told ST that they were alerted to the case at 6 Bedok South Avenue 3 at 11.05am on Wednesday and arrested the boy.
Police told ST that they were alerted to the case at 6 Bedok South Avenue 3 at 11.05am on Wednesday and arrested the boy.PHOTO: NATIONAL HERITAGE BOARD

SINGAPORE - A 16-year-old Bedok View Secondary School student was arrested for voluntarily causing hurt with a dangerous weapon after attacking a female student on Wednesday (April 19).

The Straits Times understands that the boy had injured the girl with a kitchen knife because of relationship issues.

The girl is in Secondary 3, Shin Min Daily News reported on Thursday (April 20).

ST understands that the boy was speaking to her when she ran from him, and he cut her in the back with a knife he had.

The girl sustained a minor wound about 1cm-deep.

Police told ST that they were alerted to the case at 6 Bedok South Avenue 3 at 11.05am on Wednesday and arrested the boy.

Police investigations are ongoing.

A spokesman from Bedok View Secondary School told ST on Friday (April 21) that the school is giving support to the affected students.

"We are aware of the incident and are providing support to the affected students," said the spokesman. "As the case is currently under police investigation, we are unable to comment further."