Police: Girl, 9, stabs grandmother in back

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) The Department of Social Services has taken a 9-year-old girl into custody after officers in Florence say she stabbed her grandmother in the back Wednesday night.

Maj. Carlos Raines, spokesman for the Florence Police Department, said the stabbing occurred at a home near West Palmetto Street. The woman was taken to a hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries and was released.

The Department of Social Services now has the girl in their custody and is investigating. Raines said charges may follow as a result of the investigation.

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