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Woman stabbed during Goldsboro armed robbery; teen charged

Posted December 7, 2016

A 13-year-old was charged Wednesday morning in connection with a stabbing that happened during an attempted robbery at a laundromat on Royal Avenue in Goldsboro, police said.
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— A 13-year-old was charged Wednesday morning in connection with a stabbing that happened during an attempted robbery at a laundromat on Royal Avenue in Goldsboro, police said.

According to investigators, a male juvenile with a knife attempted to take a women's purse while she was at the Royall Grande Laundromat.

During a struggle, the woman was cut on the left hand. She was taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The juvenile was charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon and assault with a dangerous weapon inflicting serious injury. He was taken to a juvenile detention center in Wilmington.

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