12-year-old stabbed in head on Turner St., LaGrange police investigate

12-year-old stabbed in head on Turner St., LaGrange police investigate

LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - The LaGrange Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault after a 12-year-old was stabbed in the head.

On March 21 at approximately 12:35 a.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Turner Street in reference to a stabbing. According to police, contact was made with the victim and several witnesses who advised that the child was stabbed after a 13-year-old girl with whom he was “horseplaying” had gotten upset and picked up a kitchen knife and struck the child in the back of the head.

The Criminal Investigations Section started an investigation resulting in the 13-year-old female being taken into custody for one count of aggravated assault. The victim was transported to West Georgia Medical Center where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Troup County Crimestoppers at 706-812-1000.

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