Police are investigating stabbings at Brockton High

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

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

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

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

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

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

No names were released.

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

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