A 14-year-old boy has been charged after allegedly stabbing a fellow student at a high school in Orange.
Police rushed to the school about 2.00pm yesterday after receiving reports of a fight.
Upon arrival, they were forced to deploy OC spray to break up a number of fighting students, while paramedics worked on an injured 15-year-old boy.
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He suffered a puncture wound to his chest and was taken to Orange Health Service, where he underwent surgery for non-life-threatening injuries.
Thankfully he has since been released from hospital.
Following investigations into the stabbing, a 14-year-old boy was arrested at a home in Orange late yesterday afternoon.
He was charged with reckless wounding in company and granted conditional bail to appear before a children’s court on Monday 31 August.
Police say inquiries are continuign.