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Anaheim police detain 'person of interest' in fatal stabbing of boy, 12

Anaheim stabbing scene Anaheim police detained a "person of interest" Monday evening in the deadly stabbing of a 12-year-old boy, authorities said.

The person was described as an adult male and was waiting to be interviewed Monday evening by homicide detectives, Sgt. Eric Trapp of the Anaheim Police Department told The Times.

The boy was stabbed about 2:40 p.m. Monday in the 1500 block of East La Palma Avenue, across from Sycamore Junior High School. It was unclear, Trapp said, whether the victim was a student at the school.

Anyone with information is asked to call Anaheim police at (714) 765-1944.


Boy, 12, stabbed on busy Anaheim street

— Robert J. Lopez

Twitter: @LAJourno

Photo: Police near stabbing scene. Credit: KTLA.


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