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.

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