13-year-old kidnapped on way to school stabs attacker then escapes

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CLEVELAND -- Police in Ohio say a 13-year-old girl was kidnapped on her way to school then stabbed her attacker before escaping, according to WJW.

The teen told police she was abducted when she got off a bus and was driven to an unknown location where she was assaulted. She then stabbed her attacker and ran away to safety.

Additional details about the incident were not available.

The victim is a student at Saint Martin de Porres Catholic High School, which released a statement through its president.

"We are fully cooperating with the police on this matter, and we must be sensitive to the privacy of those involved. So, I simply can’t go into any more detail," said Chaz Napoli, the school's president.

"The safety of our students, teachers, staff and visitors is our top concern. Saint Martin De Porres has a track record on safety that we all take pride in, and we’ll continue doing everything possible to keep our community safe."

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