6-Year-Old Boy Gets Stabbed & School Refuses to Call Ambulance (VIDEO)

boy stabbed with pencilThere are some things parents have grown to expect from their children's school experience. They will learn stuff. They will make friends. They will be encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities. One thing we don't ever in our wildest nightmares expect: a child to be stabbed in the neck with a pencil and school administrators do absolutely nothing about it.

Correction: They did do one thing. They called the parents and let the child sit there with the writing instrument sticking out of his neck until they arrived. What they didn't do but should have was call 911 and get an ambulance over there ASAP.

The little boy was reportedly stabbed by a bully. When his parents arrived, they found him sitting there with a pencil lodged in his neck. It begs the question, what kind of people are running this school? It sounds like they are three levels below the intelligence of the keystone cops. Even toddlers know to call 911 when someone is hurt badly.

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Doctors say the pencil could have pierced the child's trachea or potentially could have been life-threatening. Thankfully, it wasn't and they removed the pencil in the ER. Needless to say, the parents are furious. Yes, it's terrifying to think that your child was accosted by a bully, but they are more upset with the school's reaction ... or rather lack thereof. For their part, however, administrators said they followed procedure.

The boy's father told reporters that the school said they didn't call the hospital because, in the past, parents have complained after being stuck with the bill. Seriously???? I would think a child's life is worth more than a few hundred bucks to the parents and the school.

“They didn’t do what they were supposed to do to take care of him,” said the father. “Regardless, it wasn’t as serious as it was, but it could have been life-threatening, and it could have cost my son his life.” I’d be furious too. Sometimes schools don’t take these things seriously enough. What kind of moronic staffers would just let the kid sit there with a pencil lodged in his throat? This is absolutely unacceptable. Kids are supposed to be safe at school or at least rely on the grownups there to help when they are in need. This school definitely gets a big fat F when it comes to that.


How would you react if you walked in to find a pencil sticking out of your child's throat?


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morga... morgani6904

I'd be so freaking mad. It's the schools responsibility to make sure all kids are safe and if hurt to seek medical help for the child. I've signed that form every year since my children have been in school. I even had to give a hospital preference since there's two in my area.

Littl... LittleFrogsMA

Actually, I'm pretty sure the school would be responsible for those medical bills (or their insurance company).

Nichole Matus

If that was my kid they would have needed the police because after getting my child medical attention I would have beat that bully kids ass and his moms ass for raising him that way. What the hell is wrong with this world that a 6 YEAR OLD even thinks to stab someone? I have a 6 year old and that thought would NEVER cross his mind. 

copas... copasetic1

I have two issues with this. First, an ambulance should have been called. You don't take risks with peoples lives. The people running that school must be incredibly weak, unprofessional, and immature. Aww, the big, bad parents yelled at us, sniff sniff. We just can't take it.  So we let your kid sit there with a pencil stuck near his carotids for ages. Gee, guys - I think parents might yell at you a tad bit more if their child dies.

My second issue: a third phone call should have been made: to the police. A serious assault was made, requiring a visit to the ER. Something needs to be done about a child that violent. The pencil was stabbed in hard enough to get stuck in there. A little bit harder, or in a slightly different spot, and there could have been a horrible consequence - a little boy bleeding out at school. This is beyond ridiculous.

Frost... FrostyMelted

These administrators should be fired!

nonmember avatar FormerTeacher

The high school I taught at actually told us NOT to call 911. They were trying to avoid filling out incident reports & having the school look bad at the end of the year with these statistics!

ninag... ninag1980

hmmmm, Maybe if parents would stop suing schools for every little thing, administrators would feel comfortable making these type of executive decisions. 

sylph... sylph_ironlight

When I was in grade school, I tripped and gashed my knee open. The cut was full of gravel and bleeding, and the office gave me a bandaid when I should have gotten stitches. 20 years later, I still have the inch by a half inch scar. Should they have called an ambulance? Heck no but they should have at least called my parents.

Cooks... Cookster792

None of this surprises me. When my son was in 7th grade he was beat up in the playground and knocked out cold. A high school boy carried my son into the nurses office. I was called and when I arrived he was just coming around. He ended up being OK. I asked what was being done to the kid that attacked my son.  I was told I had to meet with the principal. The principal started giving me the runaround so I told him that I would sit in his office until he had time to talk to me. I meant every word of what I said. He gave me an appointment. At the appointment he told me the boy that attacked my son did admit what he had done said that my son did nothing to him but that he did not like my son for no reason. When I asked if the boy would be punished at all I was told no because his father was on the school board. Nothing at all was done to the kid that beat up my son. So does any of this story surprise me, not at all.




the4m... the4mutts

I've told my story before, so I'll try to make it short. 2yrs ago when my son was 8, he had a bully problem. A girl a ft taller, and 50lbs heavier than him, continuously hit, pushed, kicked and hurt my son. She tried to stab him, and another boy with a pencil. My son stopped her, and she kicked him in the balls. I had repeated convos with the teacher, office, and principle.

I got fed up, and told them that I told my son that if that little bitch touches him again, he is ORDERED to beat the shit out of her. They tried saying he would be expelled. I told them to fucking try it. I would yank my honors student with a 4.0gpa and winner of the Kevin McCarthy award at age 8 right out of their little ghetto school and sue the shit out of them for allowing him to be assaulted.

Lo and behold, he stood up for himself, he told her when she came at him "My mom said to knock you on your fat ass if you touch me again" and she called him a few choice names, and walked away.

My kids are ALL home schooled now. Fuck public school

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