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Suspect arrested after stabbing incident outside school

Suspect arrested after stabbing incident outside school

Police in Athens have arrested a 17-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing and robbing a 16-year-old outside a school.

The incident occurred at noon on Monday in the downtown district of Patision.

Police said the perpetrator approached his victim, stabbed him with a knife and stole his mobile phone.

The victim was later taken to hospital for first aid.

Police subsequently located and arrested the 17-year-old. In a search of his home, five mobile phones were found and confiscated, including the one stolen from the 16-year-old.

The suspect was led before a prosecutor, accused of robbery, dangerous bodily harm and violating the law on weapons.