Authorities say they’ve detained a student at Manheim Township High School who brought a knife to school and assaulted a fellow classmate on Monday morning.
The incident was isolated and no other students were harmed, according to a release posted on the districts website..
School administrators and a resource officer reacted quickly and were able to contain the situation.
The Manheim Township School District released the following statement:
“We take this incident seriously and we ask your help in addressing the important issue of student safety, In order for the high school to remain a safe haven for children, we must all work together – parents, staff and community members – to provide the quality environment that our children deserve.”
Additional information regarding the incident has not been released.