Student arrested after Brighton High School stabbing Friday

A student at Brighton High School was arrested Friday after a stabbing that sent another student to the hospital.

Around 10:30 a.m. Friday, Brighton’s school resource officer requested emergency medial assistance for a student with a serious injury to their leg, according to a news release from the Brighton Police Department.

The student who was stabbed was taken to the hospital for treatment, but the injuries were not life-threatening, according to the release.

During the initial investigation, the suspect student was taken into custody at the school. The student was processed and released later that day, pending official charges, the release stated.

The investigation is still ongoing as officers look into where the knife came from and what led to the stabbing, according to the release.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Brighton Police Department tip line at 303-655-8740 or submit an online report with Safe2Tell.

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