Brockton: High school student stabbed during altercation

A physical altercation between two students at Brockton High School on Tuesday resulted in one teenager being stabbed .

The incident took place between two high school students in an office inside the “Red Building” at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Jocelyn Meek, a communications officer for the Brockton Public School,  confirmed that an 18-year-old sophomore had slashed an 18-year-old senior with a carpet knife.

The two men were in the housemaster’s office attempting to resolve an ongoing issue when the fight broke out. School administrators intervened and the suspect was immediately taken into custody by school police.

He is expected to be charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

The victim was transported to the Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

According to Meek, Principal Dr. Susan Szachowicz addressed the incident with students and staff through the school’s public address system.

An automated phone call was also sent to parents to inform them of the situation.

(Contributed by WATD’s Kevin Tocci)

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