A teenager has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing two students at a school earlier this month.
The boy is accused of ‘seriously assaulting’ two of his fellow students, aged 12 and 13, Rosewood State High School, south of Brisbane, on February 6.
He then allegedly fled on foot before being arrested a short time later in a nearby street.
The boy is accused of ‘seriously assaulting’ two of his fellow students, aged 12 and 13, Rosewood State High School (pictured), south of Brisbane, on February 6
The school was placed in lockdown after the incident, which is believed to have been sparked by an altercation between the three students.
The 12-year-old boy suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries to his torso, while the 13-year-old’s hand was injured in the alleged stabbing.
The boy was charged on Thursday with two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a knife in a school
He will be tried under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.
Immediately after the incident, principal Nicole Sherlock said the school ‘immediately contacted emergency services who arrived swiftly.’
‘I want to reassure you that we treat the safety and welfare of your children, our students, and our staff as our highest priority,’ she said in a letter to parents.
‘I am in close contact with the relevant authorities and families of the affected students.’
Source: dailymail UK