On Oct. 17, 2022, Innisfail RCMP responded to an alarm at the Innisfail Middle School. On Arrival, RCMP officers discovered the School had been broken into and a significant amount of damage was done to the school. While at the School, RCMP officers observed the suspect attempting to flee on a bicycle. A short foot chase ensued and officers arrested the suspect without incident.
The damage to school property is estimated to be over $5,000.
A 16-year-old youth was arrested and charged with the following offences;
- Break and Enter;
- Mischief over $5000;
- Obstruct Peace Officer;
- Trespass to Premise.
The youth has been released from custody to guardians and will appear in Red Deer Youth court on November 17, 2022.