Teen charged with stabbing another teen in Boyd County

BOYD COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT/WSAZ) - A teenager is in jail charged with stabbing another teen.

The Boyd County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened on Main Street in Westwood, Ky. about 10:00 p.m. Sunday.

Deputies arrested Alec Burress, 18, and charged him with assault.

According to deputies, the 16-year-old male victim was stabbed multiple times. He was first taken to an Ashland hospital and then transferred to a Huntington hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

Burress is being held in the Boyd County Detention Center.

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