The victim who was attacked is also of the same age, who suffered injuries on her hand in the attack yesterday. She too is the neighbour of the accused. The victim was treated as outpatient at a local hospital, said the police.
The accused youth Dinesh, neighbour of the girl, attacked her with a knife while she was helping her mother in cooking.
Police, on a complaint from the girl’s mother, arrested him and are ascertaining the reason for the attack.