LINCOLN -- The 16-year-old girl suspected in an attack at Lincoln Pius X High School has returned to Nebraska. Sarah Piccolo is being held in the Lancaster County Youth Attention Center. She arrived just before 7 p.m. Thursday. She was taken into custody on Tuesday in Woodson County, Kan., by officers responding to a report of someone with car trouble. Lancaster County Court records say Piccolo is charged as an adult with felony assault and use of a deadly weapon. The knife and hammer attack occurred Monday morning inside a school bathroom. The victim was identified as 17-year-old Ellen Kopetzky. She's been released from a hospital after surgery for facial wounds.
Sarah Piccolo (Courtesy of Lincoln Police)