EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief James Conroy of the East Brunswick Police Department said today that a 17-year-old girl has been charged with stabbing a 15-year-old classmate at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School in the township.

The 17-year-old, whose name is being withheld due to her age, has been charged with juvenile delinquency for attempted murder and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

The teenager was charged after she stabbed the 15-year-old girl during an altercation in a girls’ restroom at the high school on March 22, 2017.

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The victim was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.

The 17-year-old remains in custody at the Middlesex County Youth Detention Center in North Brunswick.

The incident is being investigated by Detective Kimberly DiParisi of the East Brunswick Police Department and Detective Joseph Chesseri of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective DiParisi at (732) 390-6900, or Detective Chesseri at (732) 745-3115.

The 17-year-old defendant will be required to appear before a Superior Court Judge in Family Court. Juvenile hearings are not open to the public.