Terry Fox Secondary School (School District 43 website)

Terry Fox Secondary School (School District 43 website)

Two teens pepper sprayed at Port Coquitlam high school

Mounties are still working to determine exactly how many youth were involved

A Port Coquitlam high school was placed on temporary lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a group of teens pepper sprayed two other teens during some kind of altercation in the parking lot.

Two teen boys were sprayed while inside a car at about 12:45 p.m., according to Coquitlam RCMP Cpl. Michael McLaughlin.

School administration announced a temporary “hold and secure” out of precaution, but lifted it shortly before 2 p.m.

McLaughlin said it’s wasn’t immediately clear how many youth were involved, but that they were looking for three suspects – all youth known to police.

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