Eastpointe student charged with assault with intent to murder after June 1 stabbing

A suburban Detroit high school student has been charged as an adult in the stabbing of another student inside a classroom.

The 15-year-old was arraigned Wednesday on one count of assault with intent to murder, according to the Macomb County prosecutor’s office.

Bond was set at $500,000.

The stabbing occurred June 1 at Eastpointe High School. The victim also is 15 and both students are acquainted with one another, police said.

The wounded teen was stabbed multiple times and was hospitalized. 

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The suspect was arrested after a short foot chase with police who recovered a knife believed to have been used in the stabbing.