Teenager arrested following school stabbing - Orange

Monday, 29 August 2022 02:20:43 PM

A teenager has been arrested following the alleged stabbing of a student at a school in Orange today.

About 1pm (Monday 29 August 2022), emergency services were called to a school on Icely Road, after reports a student had been stabbed.

Officers attached to Central West Police District attended and found a 16-year-old girl suffering stab wounds to her chest and arm.

She was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene and taken to Orange Health Service in a stable condition.

A 15-year-old girl was arrested at the scene and taken to Orange Police Station where she is assisting police with inquiries.

A crime scene was established, and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is underway.

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.