1 student stabbed in lobby of Akron high school

Published: Nov. 30, 2022 at 2:12 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 30, 2022 at 2:41 PM EST
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AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - One student suffered non-life threatening injuries after being stabbed at John R. Buchtel Community Learning Center Wednesday afternoon.

According to school officials, the victim, a 17-year-old male, was involved in an altercation with two other students in the main lobby of the school on Copley Road around 1 p.m.

After the stabbing, the suspects fled the school on foot and remain on the loose.

Officials said the weapon was a pocket knife.

The victim is being treated at Akron Children’s Hospital.

Akron police are involved in the investigation and anyone with information is asked to call them at 330-375-2490.