Stabbing in Philadelphia Involving Several Juveniles


On Tuesday, November 14th at approximately 4:30 p.m., Philadelphia Police were dispatched to Hillcrest Apartments on St. Francis Dr.

Officers arrived to find a large group of people outside the apartment complex engaged in a disturbance.

Police Chief, Eric Lyons says that 2 females were stabbed during the altercation.  One female was stabbed 4 times in the back.  The other was stabbed once in the arm and once in the eye.  Both were transported to the hospital and have since been released.

Four people have been charged in connection with the stabbing and the altercation.  Chief Lyons says that more charges are expected.

Nearly everyone involved in the stabbing and altercation is a juvenile, therefore, information regarding the identities of those involved is limited.