A student was stabbed at a Westlake high school Wednesday, prompting a lockdown as police searched for the suspect.

Los Angeles School Police Department officers responded at about 1:10 p.m. to the stabbing, which was reported at Miguel Contreras Learning Complex located at 322 Lucas Ave., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The 17-year-old student was found suffering at least one stab wound at the scene and was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

The suspect was described only as a male who fled the scene following the stabbing. His age was unknown and it was not immediately known if he was connected to the school in any way.

Miguel Contreras Learning Complex was locked down and a perimeter was established in the surrounding area as police searched for the suspect.

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