A SCHOOLBOY has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed multiple times inside of a school.
A second teenager has been arrested in connection with the attack ont he 15-year-old at Walney School, in Cumbria.
He was taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool by air ambulance.
Cumbria Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy at Barrow train station on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.
Officers were called at around 10am to the school to reports of a pupil being stabbed at the school in Barrow-in-Furness.
They then arrested the teenager close to the train station at around 10.40am.
Em um comunicado, headmaster John Richardson said: “We are currently working with Cumbria Police following a stabbing on school premises involving two students.
“The victim has been taken to hospital having suffered serious injuries and another boy has been arrested by Cumbria Police. There is no ongoing risk to other pupils.
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“The whole school community is in shock at these events and all our thoughts and prayers are with the victim and his family.
“The school day is now continuing while police officers remain on site as part of their ongoing investigation, which we are of course supporting.
Support for students affected by the incident is available in school and we will provide further updates when we can.”
In a statement Cumbria Police added: “Cumbria Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after an incident at Walney School this morning.
“Cumbria Police were called by NWAS at around 10.10am, reporting a pupil having suffered stab injuries following an incident inside Walney School.
“The victim, a 15-year-old boy, has suffered multiple stab wounds to their body and has been taken to Alder Hey Hospital via air ambulance having suffered serious injuries.
“A 16-year-old boy was detained at around 10.40am close to Barrow train station. He has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent.
“Police are in attendance at the school and can reassure the public and parents that there is no perceived wider threat.”