Student stabbed during fight at Cross Street yeshiva in Lakewood

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Lakewood Police Dept.
Lakewood Police Dept.

LAKEWOOD, NJ – A 15-year-old student at a Lakewood Yeshiva was stabbed during a fight reportedly by another student and was rushed to the hospital in serious condition last night.

The young male was rushed to Jersey Shore Medical Center for treatment. According to reports, the teen was stabbed in the abdomen by his attacker during a fight at the school.

The stabbing happened at a Yeshiva on Cross Street at around 5 pm.

Police have identified a suspect but have not released any further information on the attack. It is reported that the attacker was another teen and is not related to any targeted attack or bias crime.

As of Friday, the 15-year-old victim was reported in stable condition. Investigators still do not know what led up to the attack.

The suspect’s name has not been released by police.

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