Boy, 15, arrested after fellow pupil 'stabbed in the back’ at school

The incident took place at Stantonbury International School (Google)

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with an assault at a school in Milton Keynes.

The teenager was taken into custody by officers at Stantonbury International School after they were called to reports of a stabbing.

Another boy was left with a small puncture wound to his back after the incident, which took place at around 10.55am on Tuesday.

At this stage his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and he remains in custody.

The Milton Keynes Citizen reported that the alleged stabbing took place during a fire drill.

One worried parent told the newspaper: "My child told me armed police are there and teachers are saying the pupils can't go anywhere. Police have put school on lockdown." 

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Superintendent Marc Tarbit, LPA Commander for Milton Keynes, said: “Officers are investigating this incident in which a boy has been injured.

“We have made an arrest and we are carrying out further enquiries.

“Officers are on scene and we are working closely with the school to offer support to them and pupils and parents at the school.”

“Members of the public can expect to see an increased police presence whilst our enquiries continue.”

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