ROSWELL, Ga (CBS46) – An altercation at a Roswell high school sent a student to hospital early Tuesday afternoon.
The incident happened at Centennial High School on Scott Road at around 2:45 p.m. Police told CBS46 News there was a brawl between two students in which a student had a pocket knife.
Within seconds, school officials responded to the incident in which one of the students was rushed to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
This incident will be fully prosecuted as a criminal offense, according to the authorities.
The school principal issued the following statement:
“I want to assure you that Centennial High School is a safe school. Unfortunately, sometimes students still make poor choices in how to resolve peer conflict, which is why our practice at Centennial is to have administrators and teachers assigned to supervise students in the morning, over lunch. and during the afternoon break. Additionally, please be aware that with every change of class, we have teachers and administrators positioned throughout the school to ensure that students move through the hallways and to their classes in an organized and calm manner. When disruptions arise, we deal with them immediately. In addition, please remind students that contraband such as pocket knives, tasers, pepper spray, etc. has no place at school, any student found in possession of an item will be given the appropriate consequences in accordance with the Fulton County Code of Conduct.
CBS46 has a team on site and we will provide more updates as they become available.
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