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Boy stabbed by another student in Whittier

June 7, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 15-year-old boy was stabbed near Hillview Middle School in Whittier Monday.A watch commander at the Norwalk L.A. County Sheriff's station said one student stabbed another after school.

The boy was transported by L.A. County paramedics to a hospital. He was stabbed in the thigh. The injury was not life-threatening.

According to East Whittier School District Superintendent Joe Gillentine, the stabbing was an accident. The two 8th-grade students were walking home from school and "messing around" with a knife when the incident occurred.

The other student was in police custody.

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