Student hospitalized after stabbing at Ohio high school

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WAVERLY, OH (WCMH) — Officials say a student at Waverly High School was hospitalized after being stabbed by another student.

According to Waverly City Schools, the incident happened at about 8 am, Friday, in the school’s cafeteria. 

A release from the school district states that immediately after the stabbing, a teacher apprehended the suspect while another teacher tended to the victim. 

The district says there were two school resource officers on the grounds at the time of the stabbing and both responded to the cafeteria shortly after the incident. 

One SRO and two school nurses tended to the victim, who was taken to an area hospital. The student’s condition is unknown at this time. 

The suspect was taken into custody by the Waverly Police Department.  

The school was placed on lockdown, and after determining no other threat existed, released students at about 9:45 am. 

Neither the name of the victim nor the suspect was released by the school district. The incident remains under investigation. 

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