A teenage boy has been rushed to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ after allegedly being stabbed outside a school in Leeds this afternoon.
The 15-year-old was assaulted in the Town Street area near Horsforth School & Sixth Form just before 3pm today, West Yorkshire Police confirmed.
Emergency services transported the boy to hospital in critical condition.
Officers have arrested another teenager in connection to the incident.
Police cordons remain in place while officers carry out their investigation.
A 15-year-old boy has been rushed to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ after allegedly being stabbed in the Town Street area near Horsforth School & Sixth Form just before 3pm today
Paul Bell, a headteacher at the school, told the BBC that the victim was a former pupil and had been stabbed on St Margaret’s Avenue.
Mr Bell said officials are aware that the incident has ‘upset’ and caused ‘distress’ to both students and staff who know the victim.
‘Our thoughts and sympathies lie with his family at this time while the student is receiving medical treatment,’ he added.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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