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Assault at Southwest Community Center

On June 15th at around 12:15 p.m. Southwest Precinct patrol officers responded to a report of an assault at the Southwest Community Center.  A 12-year-old girl had struck a 12-year-old boy in the head several times with a backpack loaded with rocks.  The girl and the boy are acquainted with each other.

The boy was treated at the scene by Seattle Fire Medics and then transported to Harborview Medical Center for additional treatment.  His injuries do not appear to be life threatening.  Officers made contact with the girl and interviewed her.  She was released into the custody of her parents.  Southwest Juvenile detectives will be conducting the follow up on this case.