A TEENAGE boy was stabbed outside a school gate and rushed to hospital in South London yesterday, leaving parents horrified.
The knifing happened outside Teddington School in Richmond upon Thames just after midday on Tuesday.
Cops rushed to the scene on Broom Road following reports that a teen boy had been stabbed.
It’s believed locally that he was a pupil in Year 11 at the school.
The boy was found with knife wounds outside the school gates and was rushed to hospital.
Police said he remains in a stable condition after he was allegedly stabbed in the stomach and hand.
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No arrests have been made in relation to the attack.
Teachers at Teddington School told parents that the front of the school was “now a crime scene” but that the children inside were “safe.”
A Met Police spokesperson confirmed: “Police were called at 12:31hrs on Tuesday, 17 May to Broom Road, Teddington, following reports of a stabbing.
“Officers responded and found a teenage boy with non-life threatening injuries.
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“There have been no arrests at this time.
“A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing.
“Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 3306/17MAY.”
Teddington School’s headteacher Kathy Pacey said yesterday: “There has been an incident outside the front gate of the school this afternoon.
“The front of the school is now a crime scene.
“Please rest assured that your child is safe and secure and there is no need to come and get your children at this time.”
The Bourne Education Trust and Teddington School say they are working closely with emergency services and the local education authority following the incident.
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One local said: “The child was a year 11 boy, so yes it did involve the school children as he’s a pupil there.
“He was stabbed once in the hand and twice in the stomach. He’s in hospital in a stable condition.”