A teenager is in hospital following a stabbing at a secondary school. Another student is assisting police.
A teenager is in hospital after an apparent stabbing at a high school in Melbourne’s west.
Victoria Police officers were called to the Hoppers Crossing Secondary School in Fraser St just after 11.30am on Wednesday.
A teenage boy sustained minor injuries, a spokeswoman said.
Another student is currently assisting police with their inquiries.
Paramedics treated a person for upper body injuries and they were taken to the Royal Children’s Hospital in a stable condition, Ambulance Victoria said.
Caller Dianne told 3AW radio her grandson, who is a student at the school, told her there had been a stabbing.
“It was quite a big knife,” she told the station on Wednesday.
“It’s my grandson’s friend, so it’s said.
“But he’s going to be alright.”
The incident is understood to have occurred in the food tech rooms, she said.
Hoppers Crossing Secondary College declined to comment, referring inquiries to police.
Originally published as Teenager in hospital after high school stabbing in Melbourne’s west