MANSFIELD, Texas — A Mansfield middle school student was stabbed by another student with a pair of scissors Monday afternoon.

The "altercation" happened during dismissal time at Rogene Worley Middle School, according to a statement from officials with the Mansfield Independent School District. 

The student was transported to the hospital. School officials did not release the student's condition. 

School officials said campus administration and the district police department are investigating the stabbing. 

"Incidents of this nature are taken very seriously, and the appropriate consequences will be given to anyone and everyone involved in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct," officials said in a written statement. 

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