Girl, 15, is arrested over alleged stabbing attack on her classmate as school is thrown into lockdown and teen, 16, is rushed to hospital
- A 16-year-old girl has been rushed to hospital after allegedly being stabbed
- Emergency services attended Canobolas Rural Technology High School Monday
- Another girl, 15, has been arrested after allegedly stabbing her classmate
A regional New South Wales school has been locked down after a teenage student was stabbed on its grounds by another girl.
Emergency services rushed to Canobolas Rural Technology High School in Orange on Monday afternoon just after 1pm after a girl was allegedly attacked.
A spokesperson for NSW Ambulance confirmed a 16-year-old girl sustained stab wounds to the arms and chest.
She has been taken to Orange Health Service where she remains in a stable condition.
Another girl, 15, has been arrested in relation to the stabbing and is currently assisting officers from the Central West Police District.
‘Multiple road crews and a medical team’ are currently attending the school on Icely Road, according to the spokesperson.
The school has been thrown into lockdown while the police attend.
More to come.