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Charlotte Kindergartner Charged With Assault After Pencil Stabbing

Posted April 14, 2006 9:12 a.m. EDT

— A kindergartner in Charlotte is accused of stabbing a classmate with a pencil.

Investigators say the 6-year-old boy grabbed a pencil after a 5-year-old boy kicked him.

Teachers found it stuck in the 5-year-old's chest.

It was safely removed, and the boy should be OK.

The 6-year-old is charged with assault with a deadly weapon.