The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is investigating an attempted suicide by a student at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn.
The student was located by school personnel shortly after 9:30 a.m. Dec. 14 in a secluded area of the school, according to a release from LCSO public information officer Kraig Troxell.
Emergency personnel transported the student to Inova Loudoun Hospital. He was later taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
At no time was there a threat to the school and there were no other students involved, Troxel said. He also said no weapons were involved in the attempt. No further details are being released about the student to protect his identity.
Stone Bridge classes continued through the day but after school extracurricular activities were cancelled.
For those who need immediate assistance, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline can be reached at 1-800-273-8255 24 hours in the day. When calling 911 for assistance within Loudoun County, ask for a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) officer.