HATFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — Officials say a suspect is in custody after two people were stabbed at the playground of a Montgomery County elementary school Monday. Police were called to Oak Park Elementary School at Squirrel Lane and Pine Street in Hatfield Township around 5:20 p.m.
Medics transported two stabbing victims to Lehigh Valley Hospital. There is no word on the ages or conditions of the victims at this time.
The North Penn School District says the stabbing occurred after school hours and was not related to any school activity. No students were in the school during the time of the incident.
“Tragic events such as this are always upsetting. I want to assure you that the safety of the Oak Park community is our number one priority. Thank you to our local police and NPSD security who responded swiftly to this evening’s events,” the district wrote in a statement.