- Associated Press - Thursday, February 18, 2016

NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a man has attacked and injured a Brown County High School exchange student with a hatchet in downtown Nashville.

A statement issued by the Brown County Schools says the female student suffered a serious injury to her back that’s not believed to be life-threatening. She was taken to a hospital. Her name has not been released.

The statement says the Brown County Sheriff’s Department took the man into custody. His name also wasn’t immediately released.

The statement did not disclose the circumstances surrounding the attack or where the exchange student is from.


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