15-year-old female suspect arrested in connection to stabbing

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Source: BPS News Release

On October 17, 2022 at approximately 9:40 pm, police received a report that a group of approximately eight female youth were fighting near the exit of a business in the 900 block of Victoria Ave.

One of the youth in the group dropped a knife, which was picked up by another youth who then used it to stab a 16-year-old female five times.

The business was secured and members of BPS Major Crime Section and Forensic Identification Unit attended to investigate.

The 15-year-old female suspect who assaulted the victim was arrested.  She was later released to a parent and will appear in court on December 6, 2022 on a charge of Aggravated Assault.

The injuries the victim received were serious.  She was transported to the hospital to receive treatment, where she remains in stable condition.