Teen stabbed on Metro bus in SE D.C.

A 15-year-old male was stabbed Thursday during a fight on a Metro bus in Southeast Washington, transit officials said.

The attack happened on a Route 92 bus as it arrived at the Congress Heights station about 4:40 p.m., said Caroline Lukas, a Metro spokeswoman. The teenager was stabbed in the upper back and on an arm, and was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life threatening.

Officials think the 15-year-old had fought with another juvenile on the bus, but authorities were unsure of what prompted the fight.

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.

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