UPDATE: 1 arrested after teen stabbed near Pasco High School

Pasco Police Department

Pasco police are investigating the stabbing of a teen girl after a fight broke out near Pasco High School.

Witnesses reported a melee between a group of teen girls near the corner of West Sylvester Street and North 14th Avenue shortly after noon. When police arrived, they discovered one of the youths had a cut on her head and possible stab wound on her back, according to police reports.

The teen with the knife was booked into Benton-Franklin Juvenile Detention Center for first-degree assault. Police arrested two others on lesser charges, said Sgt. Dave Allen.

The victim went to a local hospital to treat the cuts. They were described as not life-threatening.

The fight happened four blocks south of Pasco High School and a couple streets away from Edgar Brown Stadium.

Cameron Probert: 509-582-1402; Twitter: @cameroncprobert