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Girl, 16, charged with attempted murder after welfare officer stabbed at school

The woman was stabbed at Winterton Community Academy.

A teenage girl has been charged with attempted murder after a welfare officer was stabbed at a school.

The 61-year-old woman was attacked at Winterton Community Academy, near Scunthorpe, on Monday.

Humberside Police said a 16-year-old girl has now been charged.

Along with attempted murder, the girl, who can not be named for legal reasons, faces a charge of carrying a bladed article.

She will appear at Grimsby Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

A 16-year-old girl has now been charged. Credit: ITV Yorkshire