Teen sent to hospital after being cut in the eye

A teen is cut with a box-cutter in Tifton. / From file

Authorities in Tifton have arrested a 17-year-old who put another Tifton teen in the hospital.

Jamilla Whitehead was taken into custody this morning after she reportedly pushed another girl to the ground, got on top of her and began swinging at her with a box-cutter.

Whitehead struck the victim once in the right eye, before being thrown off and running away from the scene.

Authorities say the victim was rushed to the hospital where she received treatment for the area surrounding the eye, and as for Whitehead she's been charged with aggravated assault and is currently in the Tift County Jail.