A teenager was slashed in the stairwell of a Queens school on Tuesday morning. (Fox 5 NY)
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - The NYPD is investigating the slashing of a student at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School in Queens.
The incident occurred at about 9 a.m. Tuesday.
Police responded to the school where the assailant, also a student at the school, reportedly slashed the victim in the head.
The suspect remained at large. He was described by police as a black male wearing blue jeans, a black jacket
The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The school, which does not have metal detectors, was placed on lockdown.