Hillside Police are investigating an aggravated assault incident that occurred inside the high school on Wednesday.
According to a statement released by Chief Vincent Ricciardi to RLS Media, police were called to the building to investigate reports of an injured student this afternoon.
Chief Vincent Ricciardi said units arrived and found that a student was assaulted in one of the high school’s bathrooms.
Two other students reportedly attacked the injured student at about 12:40 p.m.
Chief Ricciardi said contrary to social media rumors, no weapon was involved and the victim was not stabbed.
According to Chief Ricciardi the teen did sustain significant injury and was transported to the hospital.
Hillside police took a report and will thoroughly investigate the incident, Chief Ricciardi said.