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Florida Ninth Grader Accused of Attempted Murder After Stabbing His Teacher in Neck With Scissors During Class

Florida Teen Accused of Attacking Teacher With Scissors During Class
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Florida teacher allegedly stabbed in the neck after being attacked by student with scissors.

Sep. 16 2023, Published 1:04 p.m. ET

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A Florida teenager has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly attacked a teacher with a pair of scissors, according to authorities.

Around 9 a.m. on Sept. 12, the 14-year-old boy reportedly assaulted a teacher at Bright Horizons School, a special needs institution in Deerfield Beach, WPLG reported.

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Because of the suspect’s age, his identity has been withheld given that he currently faces juvenile charges.

According to court documents, the ninth grader, described as 6 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, reportedly stabbed the teacher in the neck during the attack.

Sources claim this same teenager has been previously accused of a similar attack on another teacher in recent years, WPLG reported.

A hearing was held and a judge determined probable cause for the attempted murder charge, WPLG reported.

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The judge ordered the suspect to be held in custody at the Broward Juvenile Detention Center, officials said.

The judge also imposed a no-contact order between the teen and the victim and ordered the suspect to complete a psychological evaluation.

According to prosecutors, they may pursue adult charges in this case, according to WPLG.

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