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Police: Student stabbed at high school in Prince George's County, suspect arrested

Nathaniel Coates, 18, is the suspect in the stabbing at Crossland High School. (Photo, Prince George's County Police)

A high school student in Prince George's County was stabbed near school Monday morning.

Prince George's County Police say the student, a senior at Crossland High School, was in an argument with a man who was a former student in the 6900 block of Temple Hill Road near the school.

The argument led to the man stabbing the student, an adult male, who was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Police say officers got to the scene and the found that the suspect was arrested by a Prince George's County Public Schools security guard.

The suspect has been identified by police as Nathaniel Coates, 18.

Police also recovered the weapon used in the stabbing.

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