Crime

Police investigate stabbing at Brockton High

The alleged assailant, described by police as a 17-year-old student, fled school grounds immediately after the stabbing, but was later apprehended.

A sign outside of Brockton High School. JESSICA RINALDI/GLOBE STAFF


BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a stabbing at a Massachusetts high school on Friday that sent one student to the hospital.

The stabbing at Brockton High School at about 12:30 p.m. led to a “stay in place” order, according to city police.

The victim was alert and responsive after the stabbing and was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening, police said in a statement.

The alleged assailant, described by police as a 17-year-old student, fled school grounds immediately after the stabbing, but was later apprehended. Authorities have not announced what charges the suspect faces.

No names were released.

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Brockton High School has about 4,300 students, according to the school’s website.

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