Teen arrested for stabbing principal throughout commencement rehearsal

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A teen was arrested for stabbing a principal throughout an eighth grade commencement rehearsal in New Jersey Friday morning, native authorities stated.

The 14-year-old pupil used a folding knife to assault the principal about 9:30 a.m. contained in the Washington College gymnasium in Rutherford, the place he was main the rehearsal, police stated.

The teenager struck the principal a number of occasions within the chest, then rotated, dropped the knife and positioned his arms within the air, in response to Rutherford police.

The principal, who works at a separate faculty in the identical city — and who was recognized by Northjersey.com as Kurt Schweitzer — wasn’t severely injured within the assault, cops stated.

A close-by instructor intervened and walked the teenager suspect exterior, the place cops arrested him.

The coed is dealing with aggravated assault and illegal weapon possession prices.