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12-year-old charged with aggravated assault after allegedly stabbing another child

Police say the incident happened on Oct. 9 in Manheim Township.
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LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Manchester Township police arrested a 12-year-old on Saturday evening after they allegedly stabbed another child.

Police say that the 12-year-old was in an altercation with another child when the 12-year-old pulled out a small knife and stabbed the victim and cut them across the stomach.

Officers say they spoke to the 12-year-old, who admitted their involvement, before releasing the child into the custody of their parents.

The victim was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries and was later released.

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