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Teenage girl's hand allegedly slashed in school knife fight

By sandycooke - May 17th, 2010, 22:47, Category: General

A TEENAGER'S hand was allegedly slashed during a fight in between two female pupils at a college in Melbourne's southeast yesterday.

Police had been known as to Hampton Park Secondary Higher education about 10.15am yesterday soon after a knife was allegedly produced while in the fight involving the two Year 12 pupils.

Principal David Finnerty said the incident happened near a locker location at recess.

"There was an incident that occurred in the college yesterday involving two year 12 pupils aged roughly 17,’’ Mr Finnerty stated.

"The incident may be the subject of an ongoing police investigation and consequently it can be inappropriate it be discussed additional at this time.’’

Mr Finnerty wouldn't comment on the alleged attacker’s status in the university or even the condition of the injured student.

He said the college would perform its personal investigation.

"Student safety and wellbeing is our primary concern and we take our responsibility very seriously,’’ Mr Finnerty stated.

"I will perform a thorough investigation and make a selection within the greatest pursuits in the students concerned and the wider pursuits of college students with the university.’’

A Victoria Police spokesman claimed no-one had been charged over the alleged event.

Herald Sun

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