FORT ST. JOHN -- The Conservation Officers Service has confirmed a 17-year-old was injured after being attacked by a moose near a Fort St. John high school last week.

The attack occurred near North Peace Secondary School on Friday May 31st, 2024.

The school was forced into a hold-and-secure following the incident as a precautionary measure.

The BC Ambulance Service, RCMP, and a K-9 Unit were on scene while authorities wrangled the moose and her two claves that were on the loose in the area.

The teenager was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cow moose and calves were tranquilized and relocated to a less populated area, according to the Conservation Office. 

 No other injuries have been reported.