NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - New Rochelle Police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Thursday morning the New Rochelle High School.
At approximately 8:50 a.m. they received a call from high school security that a stabbing had occurred in the school, and the suspect, a 15-year-old student was seen on video leaving the building shortly thereafter.
School staff issued a "hold in place" order after the incident.
Some parents rushed to pick up their children after a student stabbed a fellow student.
Officers and ambulance personnel found a 16-year-old student who had suffered a puncture-type wounds to his left torso. He was rushed to a hospital where he was undergoing treatment. The injuries do not appear to be life-threatening at this time.
This is the third attack in eight days in and near the school.
Several students attacked a 15-year-old student at a pizza shop on Wednesday.
Police said that on January 10, a girl stabbed a classmate, Valaree Schwab, 16, to death at a Dunkin' Donuts.
New Rochelle High School does not have metal detectors but officials said they have increased security since last week's fatal stabbing.
Stabbing inside New Rochelle High School this morning had parents rushing to pick up their children. Last week a student was fatally stabbed just off campus. Some parents say there’s a Gang problem. @fox5ny #NewRochelle #stabbing #newrochellehighschoolstabbing #Students pic.twitter.com/QNEr9DZ2Ix— Linda Schmidt (@LSchmidtFox5) January 18, 2018