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Dunbarton High School Stabbing: 14-Year-Old Girl Faces 15 Charges

02/24/2016 10:56 EST

PICKERING, Ont. — The 14-year-old believed to be responsible for yesterday's multiple stabbings at an Ontario high school is now facing 15 charges in the case.

Durham Regional police say the charges include six counts of assault causing bodily harm and seven counts of assault with a weapon.

She is also charged with possessing a dangerous weapon and assault.

Police say the girl, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, will be appearing in court for a bail hearing Wednesday morning.

Yesterday's early-morning stabbings at Dunbarton High School in Pickering, Ont. left five students and two staff members with injuries that were not considered serious.

Police credited staff members for putting a stop to the attack, which witnesses described as involving two kitchen knives.