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Family says a 13-year-old boy is in hospital after being seriously injured after an after-school fight a week ago in the town of Bradford, Ont.
Twenty-two-year-old Mohd Munir, brother of Munir Munir, said that he received a call from his sister on Wednesday, September 14, that Munir was unwell.
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“He told me that Munir was not responding to anything. (She) was trying to give him food and orange juice and he dropped it from his hand and fell completely unconscious,” he said.
“It certainly came as a shock.”
Munir said he spoke to his brother’s friends and was told that a fight broke out after school and Munir Munir was injured.
Munir said the grade 9 student was taken to the Sick Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.
His brother said, “The doctor told me that he suffered a concussion in the left temple, where he had an internal crack on his skull and this caused internal bleeding, leading to a blood clot.”
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The South Simco Police Service is investigating the incident; An investigation led by the Criminal Investigation Bureau found that the juvenile was injured in a physical altercation.
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A 13-year-old boy has been charged with assault. The name of the accused cannot be released due to the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Munir’s brother said the 13-year-old victim was in a coma for three days, but has since woken up.
“Eventually they regained their consciousness and became more aware,” he said.
“Unfortunately his left eye is not working right now. He cannot open his left eye and cannot smile or use his facial muscles. But he is able to move his fingers and toes and feet. Slowly but surely, he is showing signs of recovery. ,
The family lives in the town of Bradford West Gwillimbury and is traveling daily to visit the teen in the hospital; A GoFundMe has been set up to help with travel and medical expenses.
“It’s just a big mess. Everyone is trying to mobilize their views and their opinions. The overwhelming feeling we have is that we hope Munir can do this.”
South Simco police are continuing to investigate the incident and the service said it is aware of the video of the brawl.
Anyone with the information and video is asked to contact the police at 905-775-3311 or to submit the video anonymously to Crime Stoppers.
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