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Teen Arrested: Hoppers Crossing Secondary College Lockdown

Knife incident at Hoppers Crossing Secondary

In Hoppers Crossing, a confrontation involving several students led to the arrest of a 17-year-old from Tarneit on the morning of May 16. The incident, which reportedly involved a knife, occurred on the grounds of Hoppers Crossing Secondary College on Fraser Street around 11 a.m.


Authorities responded to the scene where no injuries were reported. The teenager was apprehended outside the school premises after a search of his backpack; however, no weapons were found. According to witness accounts from frightened students, the affray prompted urgent text messages to parents about the alleged presence of a knife during the altercation.

Knife at Hoppers Crossing School
A teenager was detained outside the school

The arrested teen is currently assisting police with their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident. Police are urging anyone with information to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers to aid in the ongoing enquiry.

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