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Police: 15-Year-Old Stabs Teen in Neck, Alleged Car Break-In Thief Captured

This report was derived from information from the Hastings-on-Hudson Police Department, it does not indicate a conviction.

15-Year-Old Stabs Teen in Neck

A 15-year-old—who lives on the Graham School campus, which includes a school district for at risk youth—was arrested on Aug. 15 for allegedly stabbing a fellow 17-year-old resident of the school in the neck with a pair of scissors. Police said the incident took place after 10 a.m. in the mediation room of the Martin Luther King Jr. High School at 1 S. Broadway.

The 15-year-old was charged with assault in the first degree, a class B felony and criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree, a class A misdemeanor.

Alleged Car Break-In Thief Captured and Charged

Cornelius James of Brooklyn was slapped with a slew of charges after allegedly stealing an iPad, Verizon phone and some loose change from a car parked in a garage at 739 Broadway in Hastings-on-Hudson.

James, who had just come from Dobbs Ferry court, was allegedly caught in the act on Aug. 13 around 3:14 p.m. and chased by an individual who called police. The police eventually caught up with the suspect on Warburton Avenue near Protection Engine Company No. 1 and arrested him.

He was charged with two counts of criminal possession of stolen property, trespassing, criminal tampering and petty larceny. James was transported to Westchester County Jail where he was held on $10,000 bail.

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