13-year-old charged in stabbing attempt

YOUNGSTOWN

Police charged a 13-year-old South Side boy with carrying a deadly weapon onto school grounds and felonious assault after they said he threatened to stab a school employee with a box cutter.

According to police, the boy was fighting Tuesday with an employee at the University Project Learning Center on Ford Avenue. Police said the boy threatened to stab the 54-year-old man, then pulled out a box-cutter and tried to raise it toward the man. Police disarmed and handcuffed the boy.

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