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Guildford school stabbing: Pupil stabbed in back with pair of scissors at George Abbot School

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A school pupil has been stabbed in the back with a pair of scissors at a school in Surrey.

Police were called to George Abbot School in Guildford after the attack was reported at 1.45pm on Wednesday, police said.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested.

Surrey Police said in a statement: “The victim is believed to have been assaulted by the suspect with a pair of scissors. Members of staff intervened immediately and remained with the suspect until officers arrived.

“The victim suffered a single small puncture wound to his back and has been taken to hospital as a precaution. It is not believed that his injuries are serious.”

The teenage suspect remained in custody on Wednesday afternoon, while both boys’ parents were informed.

Insp Andy Hill, Guildford’s borough commander, said: “This was an isolated incident between two pupils at the school. Staff were on the scene immediately, intervened and remained with the boy until we arrived.

“I would like to reassure parents that no other pupils were involved in this incident and that there is no risk to the wider public.

“Our enquiries remain ongoing and officers are still at the school speaking to witnesses and working closely with staff to establish the circumstances of the incident.”

“The school has also sent out a message to parents informing them that an incident has taken place.”

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