16-year-old girl stabbed multiple times by classmate in Montclair

A 16-year-old girl is recovering after being stabbed by a boy who goes to the same school as her.

According to police, the girl was on her way home from Montclair High School when the suspect, a 16-year-old boy, walked up behind her and stabbed her in the back of the head. The girl was stabbed several more times before a witness jumped in and held the teen boy until police arrived.

The teen boy was booked into San Bernardino County Juvenile Hall on suspicion of attempted murder.

Police said the girl's wounds are non-life-threatening, and she is expected to survive.