Md. High School Student Stabbed While Walking with Class

Published: March 21, 2017

A high school student in Maryland was stabbed after getting into an altercation with a former student Monday morning.

The victim was walking near Crossland High School with his class to work on a school project when the argument began around 8 a.m. A fight broke out and police say 18-year-old Nathaniel Coates stabbed the student with a knife.

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The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, reports wtop.com.

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A security officer at the school arrested Coates and held him in custody until Prince George County police arrived.

Police recovered a knife from the scene and are continuing their investigation.

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