Sources: West New York teen arrested for stabbing outside of high school


The 16-year-old West New York Memorial High School student who allegedly stabbed a 21-year-old outside the school on Friday was arrested this morning, multiple sources told Hudson County View.

Memorial High School in West New York.
Memorial High School in West New York.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

According to sources, who spoke under the condition of anonymity, the teenage boy was arrested this morning in connection to the incident.

Hudson County View reported on Friday that an afternoon fight between two high schoolers ended in a stabbing and that the attacker was still at large.

The location of the alleged stabbing, near the intersection of 56th Street and Broadway, is right under the bridge connecting two buildings that are a part of Memorial High School, whose main address is 5501 Park Ave.

The victim, who was not seriously injured, was treated at the Jersey City Medical Center, sources also said.

The West New York Police Department did not immediately return calls seeking comment this morning.

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