Updated: Mar 15
West Derby School. (Photo © Google Street View)
A teenager has been arrested after a schoolboy was stabbed leaving West Derby all boys high school.
The young man, from Liverpool, was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been taken to a police station in Merseyside for questioning. The weapon has been recovered.
Police and paramedics attended the scene in Tuebrook, at around 3pm on March 3rd, following a report that a pupil had been stabbed.
Detective Inspector Jennie Beck said: “The use of knives and any weapons is reckless and will not be tolerated, and can have devastating consequences, not only for the victim and their family but also for the offenders involved.
I would urge people to educate themselves and speak to their children and family members about the dangers of knife crime.”
The boy suffered non-fatal injuries including multiple puncture wounds to his buttocks and a laceration to his wrist. He was able to go home after treatment.
Police are encouraging anyone with any further information about this incident to contact them quoting incident 2200015216.
Or you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.