BROCKTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A 17-year-old student was arrested Friday in connection with the stabbing of a classmate at Brockton High School, officials said.

Emergency crews responding to a report of a stabbing at the school shortly after 12:30 p.m. found a student suffering from non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Brockton Police Department.

The victim was taken to an area hospital. They were said to be alert and responsive.

Police say the suspect fled school grounds following the incident but they were later tracked down and taken into custody.

The incident prompted a stay-in-place order, though class was eventually dismissed for the day.

“You keep thinking everything. You don’t know what is going on inside the schools. You don’t know what another kid is thinking to do,” said parent Maria Pina.

Charges are expected to be filed against the student in question.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 508-941-0234.

An investigation remains ongoing.

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