Student Stabbed at Brockton Therapeutic Day School

BROCKTON — According to Brockton police, a youngster was harmed with a knife at the Brockton Therapeutic Day School in Huntington on Thursday morning.

Police were called to an allegation of a knife-wielding assault and violence at the school at 1121 Warren Avenue at around 9:35 a.m.

A 17-year-old was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and the victim is responsive and alerts there, according to Brockton Police spokesperson Darren Duarte.

Administrators from the schools are also with him, he noted.

The Accused Is a Student, Too

The suspect, who is also 17 years old, has also been taken into custody by police. The suspect attends the Day School, according to Jess Silva-Hodges, a representative for Brockton Public School.

All of the students were kept in their classrooms for about an hour while police and school officials looked into the event, according to Silva-Hodges.

The tweet below confirms the news:

In light of the recent unfortunate death of a ninth-grade Huntington student, which needs social and emotional support, “we felt it vital to complete the school day while offering families the opportunity to dismiss their children,” she stated.

Nehemiah Cepeda, 14, who was fatally murdered Tuesday morning at his home, allegedly by his stepfather, attended the same school.

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