Teen Accused in School Stabbing Back in Lincoln


The 16-year-old girl accused of attacking another student at Lincoln Pius X High School Monday has been returned to Nebraska.

Sarah Piccolo is being held in a Lancaster County facility. She arrived just before 7 p.m. Thursday after being held at a juvenile detention center in Kansas for a few days.

She was taken into custody on Tuesday in Woodson County, Kan., by officers responding to a report of someone with car trouble.

Piccolo is being charged as an adult for felony assaultand use of a deadly weapon for allegedly stabbing 17-year-old Ellen Kopetzky in the face and striking her with a hammer inside one of the school's bathrooms Monday morning.

The attack Kopetzky to the hospital where she underwent surgery. She has since been releasedfrom the hospital.