Teens stabbed in Washington Heights

January 7, 2008 8:45:43 AM PST
Two boys were stabbed near their Washington Heights high school Monday morning. Authorities say the victims were attacked near the intersection of West 190 Street and St. Nicholas Avenue just before 8:30 a.m.

The victims, ages 15 and 16, were taken to Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, according to police.

Officials say the 16-year-old was stabbed in the chest and the 15-year-old was stabbed in the back and arms.

Neither were reported to have life-threatening injuries.

The two teens attend one of the small schools at the nearby George Washington Campus.

The suspects, two teens between 14 and 16, fled the scene. No arrests were immediately made.


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