Man allegedly stabbed 13-yr-old girl in the back

Posted at 5:37 PM, Sep 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-11 17:37:23-04

A 13-year-old girl is recovering from a stab wound to the back after an early morning fight in Grossi Park in Lockport.

Police responded to an address on West Avenue in the City of Lockport around 2:40 a.m. Friday morning where they learned that the teen had been stabbed in the back during a fight at Grossi Park.

Investigators say the young victim identified her attacker as Derrick T. Washburn, 20, of Lockport. Washburn was found a short distance from the crime scene and was arrested. 

Washburn has been charged with attempted assault, criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment, tampering with physical evidence and endangering the welfare of a child.

Washburn remains in the Niagara County Jail on $10,000 bail.




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