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Schoolgirl on stabbing charge

A 14-year-old schoolgirl was due to appear in court here today to answer a charge of wounding a male student.
The teenager, who attends a secondary school in the north of the island, was arrested and charged with stabbing the young man who attends the same school in his upper back. The incident occurred yesterday on a bus on the Ronald Mapp Highway in the area of Redman’s Village, St Thomas around 4:45 p.m.
The male teenager was taken to the QEH by ambulance where he was treated and discharged.
He was stabbed with an instrument.

8 Responses to Schoolgirl on stabbing charge

  1. Joceline Blackett
    Joceline Blackett November 10, 2015 at 1:19 pm

    In my days at school we use our fist and feet now these youngsters using weapons. Why??? They are cowards. Nothing like a good old fist and feet fight.

    • Glam-ma62 November 10, 2015 at 8:14 pm

      I agree with Joceline, those were the good old days we would fight in school an be the best of friends the next day.

  2. jrsmith November 10, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    The male teenager’s , family , just need to sue , her family.

  3. dave November 10, 2015 at 4:45 pm

    Wuh School in the North ?

  4. Tamia Forde November 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    This is another reason phones should replace school supplies and textbooks. I hear she used a two pointed compass. If it was a phone it would’ve been her prize possession and would not do anything harmful with it. Nowadays, children would find anything to harm one another. But they wouldn’t use their phone to harm someone though and there’s my point.

  5. Krystal McCarthy November 10, 2015 at 10:56 pm

    Think I hear CP

  6. Carl November 11, 2015 at 7:59 am

    This happens because we have adopted a system that caters to such behavior all in the name of progress. The offender is afforded a ‘fair’ trial with no consideration for the victim’s rights. Persons must pay for their wrong doing one way or the other. Perhaps we should seek monetary compensation civily since there seems to be no hope of justice.

    • Donild Trimp November 11, 2015 at 2:21 pm

      What do you mean by “there seems to be no hope of justice”?

      The girl was arrested and charged for this crime.


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