PD: 11-Year-Old Cut Officer With Knife

Lowell, Massachusetts, police say an 11-year-old boy is facing charges after allegedly cutting a city police officer with a knife. 

Police tell The Sun that an officer on patrol came across an altercation involving two youths at about 5 p.m. Sunday. 

The officer, who saw a child holding a knife over his head and charging at another boy, intervened and suffered a cut on the elbow and finger. 

The unnamed officer was treated at the scene and then at Lowell General Hospital. 

The boy was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a police officer and juvenile delinquency. His name was not made public because of his age.

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