Student Charged in Box Cutter Assault

A tenth grade Beach High student is recovering after being stabbed with a box cutter yesterday. Campus police say a fight broke out between two female students outside the cafeteria about 11am.

They say 17-year-old Precious Savage pulled a box cutter during the fight and slashed a tenth grader on her neck and ear.

The injured student was taken to Memorial Health for treatment.

Police have charged Savage with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon on school property. She is in the Chatham County jail.

Reported by: Michelle Paynter,