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Boston College student charged in stabbing

BOSTON --A Boston College student pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of stabbing another woman in a campus dormitory, and was suspended from school.

Brianna Jones, 19, was arrested on Friday night after officers responded to a call that two students were fighting in Vanderslice Hall, Boston police said.

The victim suffered a puncture wound under her lung, and was treated for non-life threatening injuries at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Jones was arraigned in Brighton District Court on a charge of aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, said Jake Wark, spokesman for the Suffolk County district attorney's office. She posted $2,500 bail and is due back in court March 23.

Her attorney, William Concannon, did not immediately return a call to comment.

Jones was suspended from school indefinitely, pending the outcome of the criminal case, Boston College spokesman Jack Dunn said Monday.

"It's university policy to issue a summary suspension if the student's alleged actions are considered a threat to the community," Dunn said.

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