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Juvenile Admits to Perth Amboy School Stabbing

Perth Amboy

“ By: Yuritza Arroyo

Middlesex County authorities announced today that a juvenile male pled guilty to offenses which if committed by an adult would constitute Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose.

According to officials, on February 22, at approximately 2:37 PM, an 11-year-old male assaulted another 11-year-old male with a knife while they were on their way home from school.

Officials say the victim sustained serious injuries.

The juvenile male was taken into custody and a preliminary hearing was held on February 23, where it was determined that the juvenile would remain detained.

On April 19, the juvenile pled guilty to offenses which, if committed by an adult, would constitute 2nd degree aggravated assault and 3rd degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

On May 24, a Middlesex County Family Court Judge, imposed a disposition of three years’ probation and a condition of that probation was attendance and successful completion of a residential treatment program