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Manatee student accused of attacking classmates with scissors

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MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WFLA) - A 13-year-old student is accused of attacking two other students with a pair of scissors.

Manatee County deputies say it happened around 2:30 p.m. at Lee Middle School.  One student was cut on the neck.  A second student who tried to intervene was cut on the hand.

Both victims received medical attention at the school. 

Deputies say the attacker ran from the school and was arrested in a nearby parking lot by the school's resource deputy.  Investigators don't know what prompted the attack.

The 13-year-old is charged with two counts of aggravated battery.

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