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Teenage girl accused of trying to kill school worker appears in court

A 16-year-old girl accused of trying to kill a school worker has appeared before a judge at Hull Crown Court.

Hull Crown Court Credit: Press Association

Joy Simon, 61, was stabbed at Winterton Community Academy at Winterton, near Scunthorpe on Monday.

The teenager - who can't be named - is accused of attempted murder and possessing a kitchen knife in a school.

No pleas were entered today and the girl was remanded in youth detention until the next hearing on October 30th.

A provisional trial date was set for December 11th either in Hull or Sheffield.