14-year-old girl stabbed on East 216th Street in Williamsbridge

Sources say the victim attends the School of Diplomacy nearby. (6/24/14)

THE BRONX - A 14-year-old girl is in serious condition after being stabbed in Williamsbridge.

According to police, a group of girls was fighting on East 216th Street, near White Plains Road, at around 3 p.m. Monday when one of them was stabbed once in the back and once in the torso. 

A police source tells News 12 that the victim is a student at the School of Diplomacy on the Richard R. Green Middle School campus, which is just one block away from the crime scene. 

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Officials also say the victim ended her school year on long-term suspension, but have not disclosed the reason. 

Authorities are now looking into three students as persons of interest in the case. 

The stabbing comes less than a week after 14-year-old Timothy Crump was stabbed to death outside his Bronx school, allegedly at the hands of 14-year-old classmate Noel Estevez. 

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