Kings County Provincial Court, Georgetown.
A belt lashing attack in the Montague school locker room results in youth court appearance
GEORGETOWN — A belt lashing attack in a school locker room prompted a provincial court judge here Thursday to order a pre-sentence report into the whipping incident.
Judge Nancy Orr requested the report during the youth court session where a teen made an appearance accused of using his belt as a weapon in the assault of a fellow student.
Youth court prohibits the publication of names, but the details of the case involve some type of personal disagreement between two students that has lasted an entire year.
The events occurred following a game of dodge ball at Montague Intermediate School on April 25. Once inside the locker room, one student apparently asked questions of another about the game.
According to Crown prosecutor Lisa Goulden, the student pulled off his belt, doubled it over and struck a classmate twice across the back of the legs.
Two witnesses said they saw the attack and said there was no further conversation between the pair. The boy who was attacked and suffered bruises, dressed and left.
Court was told that both school officials and police warned the attacker about past behavioural issues.
Orr requested a pre-sentence report before the case can proceed.