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Vacaville teen to be tried as adult

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

December 15, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A 14-year-old Vacaville teen suspected of viciously attacking a girl and her little brother will be charged as an adult.Alexander Cervantes is accused of stabbing a 13-year-old girl 30 times and then sexually assaulting her after breaking into the home early Sunday.

He then allegedly stabbed the girl's 18-month-old brother when he woke up.

The girl escaped after Cervantes fell asleep in the master bedroom.

Officers arrested him at the home.

Cervantes reportedly knows the children's older brother.