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  • 9 December 2013, 22:59

Teenager Stabbed In School By Fellow Pupil

A 15-year-old is in hospital after allegedly being stabbed at school by a fellow pupil, police say.

Officers were called to Eggbuckland Community College in Plymouth, Devon, this morning and the boy was taken to Derriford Hospital with a back injury.

It is not thought to be life threatening.

Police arrested a 14-year-old boy, also a student at the school, on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Superintendent Chris Singer, of Devon and Cornwall Police, said the suspect had been taken into police custody.

"We are investigating the circumstances of this incident and would like to reassure people that there is no danger to anyone else," Supt Singer said.

"The alleged weapon that was used has been seized and the suspect has been arrested."

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