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Boy, 15, stabbed to death in Reading

Friday, July 19, 2013

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Reading Friday.

It happened at 6:30 p.m. near Church and Douglass Streets.

Witnesses said it was a horrific scene as a man ran up to the victim, slashed his throat, then ran off.

A friend of the victim chased the killer, but he got away.

Police have not identified a suspect or motive in the crime.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Crime Alert Berks County at 877-373-9913.

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