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Girl in stabbing incident remanded until next week

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A 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL who stabbed a fellow student on a Transport Board Bus on Monday appeared in court yesterday charged with inflicting bodily harm and was remanded to Girls’ Industrial School until next week.

During the incident, which occurred around 3:45 p.m. on the Ronald Mapp Highway near Redmans Village, St Thomas, the secondary school student stabbed the 16-year-old boy in the neck with a compass.

The boy was treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and discharged the same day.

Police public relations officer Acting Assistant Superintendent David Welch said the victim was stabbed with “a pointed implement” in the upper back.  (LT)

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