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Girl, 16, stabbed in leg by boy, 17

ELYRIA — Police said a 16-year-old girl was stabbed in the leg by her ex-boyfriend at Midview Crossings Apartments on Middle Avenue on Friday afternoon.

The boy, 17, was charged with domestic violence, aggravated burglary and obstruction.

Elyria police Capt. Chris Costantino said the girl, who lives in the apartments, opened the door after 19-year-old Stephen Carnes knocked on it, and the 17-year-old boy charged inside and attacked her with a knife.

Carnes, who is an acquaintance of the boy, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and aggravated burglary.

Costantino said the girl’s injuries were minor, and she refused medical treatment.

Contact Chelsea Miller at 329-7123 or


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