Brisbane's Somerville House private school is in lockdown this morning, after a stabbing on school grounds.
Police say a male security guard disturbed an intruder on school grounds just before 5.30am. The male intruder pounced on the guard, and stabbed him multiple times.
"At about 25 past 5 this morning, a security guard has disturbed an offender within a classroom. Upon approaching this male, the security guard received multiple stab wounds to his arms and upper torso", said Detective Senior Sergeant Tony Geary.
The guard has been rushed to the PA Hospital in a serious but stable condition. He's been rushed in for emergency surgery.
The attacker is on the run.
"The offender has decamped.. he may or may not have used a train, so investigations continue in relation to that"
"Detectives are following up inquiries in relation to what witnesses have told them", said Detective Senior Sergeant Geary.
Somerville House is a private school catering to girls aged from prep to senior. The boarding school caters for girls from Year 6-12.