Resources to protect kids from bullying

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NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) — Alleged bullying turned tragic in New York City this week, when a 14-year-old boy allegedly stabbed a classmate to death outside their Bronx middle school.

The young suspect’s lawyer said the teen was a victim of bullying, and was acting in self defense when he repeatedly stabbed a 14-year-old, mortally wounding his peer.

Experts say bullying — unwanted, aggressive behavior involving a real or perceived power imbalance — can be stopped or even prevented, but it takes a team effort to keep kids safe.

If you or a loved one are being bullied, there are resources aimed to help:

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