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12-year-old tries to kill her mom for taking away iPhone

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A 12-year-old girl tried to poison her mom for taking away her iPhone. A 12-year-old girl tried to poison her mom for taking away her iPhone.
BOULDER, Colo. - A 12-year-old Colorado girl has been arrested on two counts of attempted murder after she tried to poison her mother on two separate occasions.


Boulder County Sheriff's Office Commander Heidi Prentup says the girl poured the bleach into her mom's drinks.


"One time in a smoothie and one time in water that her mother had in her bedroom," Prentup said.


The first time, the mother simply thought her daughter had used bleach to wash a cup, but the second time she drank water mixed with bleach. The mom confronted her daughter and they went to the hospital. The mother was fine and released quickly.


The sheriff's office says the girl poisoned her mom because her iPhone was taken away.


"She said she wanted to kill her mother because she had taken her iPhone away from her," Prentup said.


The girl was taken into custody Friday.

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