A SCHOOLBOY was taken to the hospital after being stabbed multiple times inside the school.
A second teenager has been arrested in connection with the attack when he was 15 years old at Walney School, in Cumbria.
The boy was taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool by ambulance.
Cumbria police arrested a 16-year-old boy at Barrow train station on suspicion of physical abuse.
Officers were called to the school around 10 a.m. to reports of a student being stabbed at the school in Barrow-in-Furness.
They then arrested the teenager near the train station around 10:40 a.m.
In a statement, principal John Richardson said: “We are currently working with Cumbria Police following a stabbing on a school campus involving two students.
“The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries and another boy was taken into custody by Cumbria Police. There is no danger to the other students.
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“The entire school is shocked by these events and all our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and his family.
“The school day is currently continuing while police officers remain on the scene as part of their ongoing investigation, which we are of course supporting.
The school has support for students affected by the incident and we will provide more updates as possible. “
In a statement, Cumbria Police added: “Cumbria police have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of bodily harm following an incident at Walney School this morning.
“Cumbria police were called by NWAS around 10:10 a.m. to reports a student had suffered a stab wound following an incident inside Walney School.
“The victim, a 15-year-old boy, suffered multiple stab wounds to his body and was taken to Alder Hey Hospital by air ambulance with serious injuries.
“A 16-year-old boy was detained at around 10.40am near Barrow railway station. He was arrested on suspicion of intent to cause bodily harm.
“Police are present at the school and can reassure the public and parents that there is no wider perceived threat.”
https://www.thesun.ie/news/8260449/boy-teen-cumbria-arrest-gbh-assault-school/ Boy, 15, seriously injured after being stabbed at school as a teenager, 16 years old, arrested