Teen Arrested for Stabbing Girl at Northwood High School

17-year-old turned herself in

Thursday, Dec 8, 2011  |  Updated 7:04 AM EDT
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Police Look for Culprits in School Stabbing

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Police Look for Culprits in School Stabbing

A 17-year-old student was stabbed as she tried to break up a fight after a basketball game at Northwood High School in Silver Spring.
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A teenager is in custody in connection with the stabbing of another teen outside of a Silver Spring high school.

Police arrested a 17-year-old female from Silver Spring on Wednesday, in connection with a stabbing that took place in the parking lot of Northwood High School on Tuesday.
   
Police say the 17-year-old was charged as an adult with attempted homicide, assault, reckless endangerment and carrying a dangerous weapon on school property. The girl turned herself into authorities.

According to police, the teenager admitted to stabbing the 17-year-old victim several times outside Northwood High after the victim got into a fight with one of her friends.

That victim is expected to survive.

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