Police investigate after high school student stabbed at Orange

Investigations are underway after a student was stabbed at a high school in the state’s Central West yesterday.

About 2pm (Wednesday 22 July 2020), police responded to reports of a physical altercation at a high school at Orange.

On arrival, officers attached to Central West Police District observed multiple students involved in a melee.

OC spray to was deployed to disperse the students and a 15-year-old boy was found suffering a puncture wound to his chest.

He was treated by paramedics and taken to Orange Health Service where he underwent surgery. His injury is not considered life-threatening.

A crime scene was established, and detectives have commenced an investigation.

Inquiries continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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