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Canton Police: 13-year-old boy arrested after stabbing 12-year-old girl

Posted at 9:13 PM, Jan 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-03 21:39:22-05

A 13-year-old boy was arrested after Canton police say he stabbed a 12-year-old girl multiple times Tuesday night.

Police said the incident happened just before 8 p.m. in the 1300 block of 14th Street NW near Piper Court NW following an argument between the teens.

Officers said the 12-year-old girl was stabbed several times in the arm and leg. She was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The 13-year-old suspect was arrested, according to police, but names and charges have not been given.

Officers say the two were believed to have known each other.