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Vic: Bullying linked to schoolyard stabbing

06 Feb 2009 4:35 PM

Schoolmates of a 14-year-old boy who allegedly stabbed a classmate with a knife in a frenzied attack in a Victorian school .. snapped after being bullied.

He's accused of stabbing his peer .. also aged 14 .. in the neck .. chest .. upper arm .. back and hands.

The stabbing victim was rushed to the Ballarat Base Hospital where he underwent surgery.

The fight broke out about nine this morning at the Sebastopol College in Ballarat.

One year eight girl says the accused is a really quiet guy .. who got bullied all the time.

He's been charged with intentionally causing serious injury .. and assault and is due to appear in a Children's Court on March 16.