NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department confirmed that a Nutley High School student suffered knife wounds during an altercation in the township Tuesday night.

Social media was abuzz Tuesday night and Wednesday morning with news of the incident. According to police scanner reports, the incident took place in the vicinity of Mount Vernon St. and Woodcrest Ln. about 10 p.m. The suspect in the case fled the scene in what was reported to be a white Mazda SUV. 

The victim is a Nutley High School student, and given his age, will not be identified. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

Sign Up for Nutley Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

Officeres of the Nutley Police Department Detective Bureau identified the suspect as 18-year-old 2020 graduate of Nutley High School, Antonio Lampon. He was charged with aggravated assaults and weapons possession. 

Read all the latest news from the Township of Nutley Department of Public Safety in TAPinto Nutley's Police and Fire section. Check back weekly for the Nutley Police Department Blotter. 

Since 2016, TAPintoNutley.net  has been the only locally owned news organization serving the Township of Nutley, and is a member of the New Jersey Press Association. The Nutley Board of Commissioners first named TAPintoNutley.net the township's 'Official Electronic News Source'  in 2019.

Stay informed, sign up for our FREE daily eNews. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @TAPintoNutley  and Instagram @TAPintoNutley  Questions? Email us at Nutley@TAPinto.net