Teen Charged for Stabbing Other Teen

There was a stabbing incident that occurred on Monday afternoon in Mount Vernon Illinois. A 17 year-old teenager has been taken into custody in connection with the incident. Police say, the incident happened at Spero Family Services on Richview Road. Police say, when they arrived they say, a 17-year-old was attacking and stabbing a 15-year-old resident. A third resident tried to intervene and was hit several times but not injured. The teenage suspect on two counts of aggravated battery, and was booked at the police department and detained at the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center in Jefferson County. The victim, who was stabbed was transported to a local hospital, but their injuries were not life threatening.

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