Racine Police: 16-year-old arrested after stabbing man with box cutter during fight over cellphone
RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 16-year-old suspect from Kenosha has been taken into custody after police say an argument over a cellphone led to a stabbing in Racine.
The 16-year-old faces charges of substantial battery, felony bail jumping, and disorderly conduct.
Racine Police were called out to the 1200 block of Racine Street on May 20 for a report of a stabbing. The victim told police that he was stabbed by the suspect during an argument over a cell phone.
The victim told police that he was stabbed in the leg with a green box cutter and required 7 stitches to close the wound.
Officers spoke with the suspect who was in custody on unrelated charges. The suspect eventually admitted to the stabbing.