PHILADELPHIA – Police say an elementary school student stabbed a classmate in the head with scissors in Philadelphia.

Authorities say the stabbing happened at John Barry Elementary School in west Philadelphia around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police say a 12-year-old girl stabbed an 11-year-old boy, and he has been hospitalized with a cut to the back of his head.

The boy is currently in stable condition.

Police say the girl is in custody.

The stabbing remains under investigation.

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