SAINT JOHN, N.B.- A teenager was arrested and charged following an altercation police say involved a knife near an east side school.


The New Brunswick Telegraph Journal reports the 14 year old boy was arrested on Monday and charged with assault with a weapon following the incident near Forest Hills School.


The boy is alleged to have brandished a knife in a fight near the school which houses students from kindergarten through Grade 8.


Anglophone South School District isn’t commenting on the specific incident but says it not not take place on school property.