Student beaten with bat, stabbed on way home from Long Island school

UNIONDALE, Nassau County (WABC) -- There is increased security at a Long Island high school after a student was followed home and attacked.

The 15-year-old boy is hospitalized in serious condition after being stabbed and beaten with a baseball bat.

Police say a group followed him as he was walking home from Uniondale High School around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday.

He was reportedly confronted by a group of unknown males at the corner of Walnut Street and Leslie Lane.

The attack is being investigated as a possible gang assault.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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