Pittsburgh McDonald’s turns into against the law scene after a 12-year-old boy is stabbed to demise consistent with his household
Pittsburgh police arrested a man after stabbing a 12-year-old boy in the neck at a McDonald’s restaurant on Saturday.
Charles Edward Turner, 51, has been charged with attempted murder, four counts of aggravated assault, two counts of simple assault, and resisting arrest, Pittsburgh Action News 4 reported.
The boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
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The incident happened around 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon while the teenager and his family waited at a McDonald’s in downtown Pittsburgh near the marketplace at 500 Liberty Avenue.
Turner allegedly stood in line behind the family before attacking the boy, local news agency KDKA reported.
There’s no evidence that the victim or Turner knew each other, but Pittsburgh police are still investigating whether this was a random act.
Public Information Officer Cara Cruz told local reporters that police are still speaking to witnesses about the incident, but she noticed that two McDonald’s employees intervened to help the child.
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Turner is currently in the Allegheny County Jail, according to local reports.