13-year-old arrested in connection with stabbing

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A 13-year-old female has been arrested in connection with a stabbing of a 15-year-old female.

Visalia Police said the teenager stabbed the 15-year-old female in the back with an unknown “cutting type”instrument before fleeing the area on foot. 

The victim has been transported to a hospital where she is being treated. The victim is expected to make a full recovery.

Police said the 13 year old suspect was located at her Visalia home and taken into custody. She was later transported to juvenile hall where she was booked for Assault with a Deadly Weapon. The two juveniles knew each other and got into an argument prior to the stabbing.

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