Teen Accused in School Stabbing Back in Lincoln - KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings

Teen Accused in School Stabbing Back in Lincoln

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The 16-year-old girl accused of attacking another student at Lincoln Pius X High School Monday has been returned to Nebraska.

Sarah Piccolo is being held in a Lancaster County facility. She arrived just before 7 p.m. Thursday after being held at a juvenile detention center in Kansas for a few days.

She was taken into custody on Tuesday in Woodson County, Kan., by officers responding to a report of someone with car trouble.

Piccolo is being charged as an adult for felony assault and use of a deadly weapon for allegedly stabbing 17-year-old Ellen Kopetzky in the face and striking her with a hammer inside one of the school's bathrooms Monday morning.

The attack Kopetzky to the hospital where she underwent surgery. She has since been released from the hospital.

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