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Charges upgraded in attack at Southeast Raleigh High

Posted November 5, 2009 6:11 p.m. EST
Updated November 6, 2009 10:05 a.m. EST

— An attempted murder charge has been filed against a 17-year-old accused of using a hammer to attack a female student inside a modular classroom at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School last week, police said.

Angelo Womack was initially charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

The unidentified female student was treated at WakeMed and released.

Police have said that Womack and victim are both students at Southeast High, but did not have a personal relationship.

According to court records, Womack is awaiting trial on a previous charge of assault with a deadly weapon. The charge was filed March 20 in Wake County, and his trial is set for Jan. 21, 2010.