Barrow boy charged with attempted murder

Posted: Monday, March 22, 2010

BARROW - A 16-year-old Barrow boy has been charged with attempted murder and assault in the stabbing of his girlfriend.

North Slope Borough police say they took a call just after 5:30 p.m. Friday of a woman being assaulted by her son.

They rushed to a home and instead found a 16-year-old girl with stab wounds.

They found the boy hiding inside the home. Police say he had suffered at least one stab wound.

Both teens were transported to the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.

Police say the boy stabbed his girlfriend several times before stabbing himself.



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