San Marin Student Allegedly Cut by Another Student

A girl was treated for lacerations believed to be non-life-threatening.

Police and paramedic units responded to on Friday after a report of a girl who was allegedly cut by another student, sources said.

An ambulance crew happened to be at the school for a special event and paramedics tended to the girl and took her to Kaiser hospital in Terra Linda just before the school's lunch break, according to Captain Alex Bowlds of the . The extent of her injuries was unknown, but two engine crews were canceled after they had begun to respond to the call, an indication that the injuries were not life-threatening.

's Bill Welch, who monitors security and disciplinary actions at public schools in Novato, spoke on behalf of the and said there was an alleged attack in one of the school's bathrooms and a girl was taken to an area hospital. He said are investigating the incident.

Shortly after the report, police responded to at the Nave Center shopping area and questioned several people. Initial police radio communication indicated that there was a connection between the San Marin incident and someone being questioned at Grocery Outlet.

Novato police Lt. Keith Heiden said it was not ready to release any information.

Maria Escobar May 07, 2012 at 04:34 AM
Could this have been gang related? We have gangs in our public schools in Novato.
donald sutherland January 03, 2013 at 07:55 AM


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