LONDON, Ont. – Police in London, Ont., say they have arrested eight girls in connection with a bullying case.
Police say the arrests were made as part of an investigation that revealed a student at a city high school had been the target of physical, emotional and cyber bullying.
The eight suspects are each charged with criminal harassment.
Police say information about the alleged bullying came from direct statements and through an anonymous reporting portal on the school website.
Police say officials have been able to support the victim, ensure the student was safe and then address the bullying behaviour.
The investigation is continuing and police say additional charges may be laid.