Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Boy critically wounded in stabbing; girl arrested

POINT BREEZE A 14-year-old boy was in very critical condition after being stabbed during an argument Tuesday night, and a teenage girl was in custody, police said.

Around 8 p.m. in the 2100 block of Watkins Street, the girl, believed to be 16 or 17, stabbed the boy once in the chest, said Chief Inspector Scott Small.

The boy staggered to the 1700 block of South 22d Street, where he collapsed, Small said. Police rushed the boy to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The girl was apprehended a little before 10 p.m. in the 2000 block of Sigel Street, police later said. - Robert Moran

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