Juvenile Arrested in D.C. Stabbing

By Kathy Banks
|  Monday, Jun 20, 2011  |  Updated 2:46 PM EDT
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Juvenile Arrested in D.C. Stabbing

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Police in Leesburg, Va., have made an arrest in a weekend stabbing.

The attack happened shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday in Washington, D.C. Police were called to the 100 block of Fort Evans Road NE and found a teenager suffering from a stab wound. Authorities determined that the 12-year-old victim was walking down the street when another juvenile walked up, stabbed him, and ran off.

The 16-year-old suspect was arrested about eight hours later in Leesburg. He’s being held in the Loudoun County Juvenile Detention Center.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. He’s now in stable condition.

This case is still under investigation. Anyone who has information is asked to call the Leesburg Police Department at 703-771-4500 or the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS (8477).

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