BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a stabbing at a Massachusetts high school on Friday that sent a student to the hospital.
The stabbing at Brockton High School around 12:30 p.m. led to a “stay put” order, according to city police.
The victim was alert and responsive after the stabbing and was taken to hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening, police said in a statement.
The alleged attacker, described by police as a 17-year-old student, fled the school grounds immediately after the knife attack but was later apprehended. Authorities have not announced the charges against the suspect.
No name has been released.
Brockton High School has about 4,300 students, according to the school’s website.