ACT Policing is currently investigating a disturbance and stabbing at the Melba Copland Secondary School, formally known as Copland College.
Around 12pm today (Wednesday, 8 February) ACT Policing responded to reports that a disturbance was in progress at the school and that a student had been stabbed with a chisel.
Police attended the school and located a 15-year-old male with a stab wound to his back. The victim was taken to The Canberra Hospital for assessment and treatment.
A 16-year-old male was arrested and will be taken to the ACT Watch House where he will be charged.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident and is yet to speak with police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on www.act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.