A 13-year-old girl was charged with felonious assault after she allegedly stabbed a boy with a pencil.

The Battle Creek Police responded to area near Spring Street and Carl Avenue around 3pm Thursday afternoon. Officers learned that the girl had pulled out a pencil and had struck a 12-year-old boy in the neck and another boy in the arm on a bus.

The 12-year-old was treated at the scene for the non-life threatening injury, the other boy was unharmed.

Investigators are still looking into the case, but believe vulgar comments may have been the cause of the incident.