The Evening Standard is reporting that a teenager has been arrested over a double stabbing at a school in south east London yesterday which has left one teenager fighting for his life.
Two 15-year-old boys were seriously injured in the fight as pupils left Kingsdale Foundation school at about 3.30pm today.
One boy was still in a critical condition in hospital tonight while the second boy’s condition was described as “stable” by police.
Headteacher Steve Morrison later said the second teenager had been released from hospital.
He would not be drawn on where the stabbing had occurred but confirmed that a teenager was being questioned by police.
He said: “We are fully collaborating with the police and are not at liberty to comment further or speculate over the source of any misinformation released into the public domain.”
He continued: “The school is open tomorrow, the police have informed us there is no reason it shouldn’t be open.
“At this stage I understand they are satisfied they have the suspect they wish to talk to.”
Police were still in the school, an academy which takes pupils aged 11 to 19, this evening and were speaking to members of staff inside…
A spokesman for Scotland Yard said a teenager had been arrested in connection with the stabbing and was taken to a south London police station…
So that’s the second stabbing that’s taken place at a London school in the past eight days along with the death of Bailey Gwynne in Scotland at the end of October. Worrying.
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