Female student stabbed at Petersfield High
WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — A student from the Petersfield High School in Westmoreland received treatment at hospital after getting stabbed at the institution on Wednesday.
She has since been released.
One female allegedly removed a knife from her underwear and stabbed another female student during an altercation during the first session of school on Wednesday morning.
Both students are said to be in grade 10.
The remaining students were released from lessons at 10:30 am after another fight ensued. This was diffused.
A third incident took place outside the school grounds. This was also diffused by students.
Parents were called in shortly after school was dismissed for an urgent meeting.
A William Knibb High school student was fatally stabbed, and another student taken into police custody following an incident at the institution in Trelawny, on Monday.
The dead student had been identified as Khamal Hall.
Reports are that shortly after 11:00am, Hall was on the school compound when he got in an altercation with another male student.
The accused allegedly used a knife to stab Hall in the upper regions of his back.
Hall was rushed to the Falmouth Hospital where he was pronounced dead, and the accused student was later taken into custody by the Falmouth police.
Last month two students got into an altercation at the Maggotty High School in Jamaica, which saw one stabbed with a pen. As we reported, “the administration of the Maggotty High School in St Elizabeth says there will be disciplinary action against two grade-eight boys following a fight on Monday that left one with a wound to the head. The student was stabbed with a pen.
A photo circulating on social media shows a part of the pen stuck in the boy’s forehead.
Principal Sean Graham says the injured student has been treated by a doctor who reported that the injury was not very serious.
Graham said immediately following the incident, the school started an investigation and has been in contact with the Education Ministry through its regional office.
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