Because of the suspect’s age, his identity has been withheld given that he currently faces juvenile charges.
According to court documents, the ninth grader, described as 6 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, reportedly stabbed the teacher in the neck during the attack.
Sources claim this same teenager has been previously accused of a similar attack on another teacher in recent years, WPLG reported.
A hearing was held and a judge determined probable cause for the attempted murder charge, WPLG reported.
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The judge ordered the suspect to be held in custody at the Broward Juvenile Detention Center, officials said.
The judge also imposed a no-contact order between the teen and the victim and ordered the suspect to complete a psychological evaluation.
According to prosecutors, they may pursue adult charges in this case, according to WPLG.
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