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Police north of Toronto say they’ve laid attempted-murder and assault-related charges against three boys after a teenager was stabbed outside a mall.

York Regional Police say the incident happened just after 6 p.m. in Vaughan, Ont., when they found a 14-year-old boy with stab wounds.

He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators say the stabbing happened when a large group of boys got involved in a fight outside the mall’s entrance.

A 14-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

A 12-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy have been charged with being party to the three offences.

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