Teen arrested for stabbing at naturist resort

Posted at 3:45 PM, Dec 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-15 15:45:45-05

A young teen is under arrest in connection with the stabbing of an 18-year-old woman at Sunsport Gardens Naturist Resort in Loxahatchee, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

The incident happened Sunday morning.

The resort says the victim was traveling alone from Georgia to Key West and was taking a walk on the nature trail when she was attacked.

She has since been released from a hospital and has continued her travels.

The teen suspect is 14 and a resident of the resort, the sheriff's office said.

Investigators say he hasn't provided a motive.

The suspect has been charged with Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon and was transported to a juvenile center.

NewsChannel 5's Katie Johnson contributed to this report.

This story was updated to clarify the suspect is 14-years-old.