Student stabbed near Reading school

READING, Pa. - December 5, 2008 - It happened shortly before 8:00 a.m. Friday at 12th and Marion Streets.

Police say a group of students were fighting outside Northeast Middle School when one of them pulled out a knife and stabbed another three or four times in the abdomen.

The victim was rushed to the hospital. Police say his injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

The victim attends Reading High School. The suspect goes to Northeast Middle.

Reading School District's superintendent calls the incident "unacceptable."

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