Student, 16, arrested for stabbing school principal in the leg

Staff member lightly injured in incident in Kfar Bialik

Screen capture from video of the scene where a teenage student was suspected of stabbing a school principal in Kfar Bialik, November 7, 2022. (Twitter. Used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)
Screen capture from video of the scene where a teenage student was suspected of stabbing a school principal in Kfar Bialik, November 7, 2022. (Twitter. Used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)

A student was arrested on suspicion of stabbing his principal in the leg at his high school in Kfar Bialik, near Haifa in the north, the Israel Police said Monday.

The principal, 51, suffered light injuries and was taken to Rambam Medical Center in Haifa for treatment.

The student, 16, was arrested him a short while after the incident.

Medics from the Magen David Adom emergency service treated the principal at the school and then took him to the hospital.

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