FULTON, Mo. — Police say a 12-year-old central Missouri boy is charged as a juvenile with felony assault related to his alleged knife attack on two schoolmates.

Fulton police Maj. Roger Rice tells the Jefferson City News Tribune (http://bit.ly/2pvEkl1 ) that the boy his charged with two counts of second-degree assault. His name is not being released because he is charged as a juvenile.

School administrators say the boy injured schoolmates ages 11 and 12 during the incident Wednesday.

The victims were treated by a school nurse and remained in school after their parents were notified.

A notice sent out to parents said it is believed that students who weren’t involved in the matter were aware that the person taken into custody had the knife.

Information from: Jefferson City News Tribune, http://www.newstribune.com

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