NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans police say a 15-year-old girl is in custody after she allegedly stabbed a 71-year-old man after he refused to give her money.
Police spokesman Aaron Looney says the incident happened about 3:05 p.m. Wednesday.
Looney says the man who was stabbed told officers the girl asked him for money, but he refused. Then she “allegedly obtained a knife and began to stab the victim.” The preliminary police report describes the weapon as a kitchen knife.
The man was treated at an area hospital.
Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://www.nola.com