NYC Teen Arrested for After-School Stabbing

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NEW YORK, NY – The New York City Police Department today announced that a six-year-old boy had been charged for an attempted stabbing that took place Tuesday afternoon at around 3:45 p.m. outside Queens Metropolitan High School.

According to police, a student waiting for an after-school bus said an unidentified male approached him and tried to stab the boy in the chest. Fortunately for the victim, the knife used in the attack broke, and the student was uninjured.

Upon investigation, New York City police detectives reviewed video footage and identified the sixteen-year-old suspect. On Friday, that video is shared with media outlets in the tri-state area.

After seeing himself on television, police said the teen turned himself in.

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