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Man in custody, suspected of stabbing teenaged girl

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) – A man is in police custody suspected of stabbing a 14-year-old girl in the back.

It happened Friday afternoon on Park Street in Kennett, Missouri.

According to the Kennett Police Department the 14-year-old victim was taken to a Memphis hospital.

Police have not released the suspect's name pending the filing of formal charges.

They say, however, he will be charged with assault, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child.

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