YEMEN Press Agency

3 people seriously injured in attack on school in southwest England

WORLD, June 10 (YPA) – Three people, including two pupils, were seriously injured after reports of an attack on a private school in the southwestern city of Devon, England.

Devon and Cornwall Police were called to the site of Blundell’s School in Tiverton, Devon, following reports of a serious assault at about 1am on Friday

A 16-year-old boy from Tiverton has been arrested on suspicion of three counts of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and remains in police custody.

Antony Hart, local policing commander said: “This is a very traumatic incident for those involved and the wider school community and we will continue to work closely with the school, providing support to those involved.

“At this time, it is understood that all parties involved are linked to the school. I am keen to reassure the community that there is no wider risk, and we are not seeking anyone else in relation to this matter,” he explained.

He added,  “Throughout the day we will continue with searches and enquiries in the vicinity of the school while we are in the early stage of our investigation.”