Student injured in stabbing at Centennial High School

Officials said the stabbing would be "fully pursued as a criminal offense."

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Officials said the stabbing would be "fully pursued as a criminal offense."

A student at Centennial High School in Roswell suffered minor injuries Tuesday when another student stabbed them with a pocket knife, officials said.

School police officers quickly responded and the student was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Fulton County School District spokesman Brian Noyes.

“This incident will be fully pursued as a criminal offense,” Noyes said.

School officials did not release any information about the students involved, including their ages or if the offending student was taken into custody.

“I want to assure you that Centennial High School is a safe school,” Principal Keynun Campbell said in a statement. “Unfortunately, sometimes students still make poor choices in how to resolve peer-to-peer conflict, which is why our practice at Centennial is to have administrators and teachers assigned to supervise students in the morning, during lunch and during afternoon dismissal. Additionally, please know that during every class change 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 occur, we handle them immediately. In addition, please remind students that contraband such as pocket knives, Tasers, pepper spray, etc., have no place in school. Any student found in possession of one will be assigned the appropriate consequence in line with the Fulton County Code of Conduct.”

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