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German police have arrested a 15-year-old teenager on Thursday who allegedly stabbed this Wednesday night until the death of her 3-year-old stepbrother.

After stabbing her, the teenager fled , so the State Police of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the west of the country, launched an intensive search with dogs and a helicopter. Finally, the young woman was arrested in Lemgo, about 10 kilometers away from the crime scene.

At the moment the reasons that led the girl to stab the stepbrother are unknown, according to police. A team of 15 people has taken charge of the investigation of the case.

A police spokeswoman has told the DPA agency that the child was found by a relative, but has not clarified whether there were other people in the home when the crime occurred. The events took place in Detmold, a town of about 70,000 inhabitants.

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