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Malvern school attack: missing boy found on train

Police say the missing 13-year-old who they wanted to speak to following an incident at a Malvern school, was found on the 4.55pm train to Hereford.

Officers were called to The Chase Technology College at 8.45am this morning. A 13-year-old girl and a male teacher were found injured after a knife attack.

West Mercia Police told ITV News that the 13-year-old boy has been arrested.

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Suspect still on the run after school attack

The scene at The Chase Technology College in Great Malvern Credit: ITV News Central

Police are still hunting a 13-year-old boy whom they believe carried out a knife attack on a fellow student and a teacher at a school in Great Malvern.

The public have been warned not to approach the child, who is described as white, about 5ft 3inches tall, with short spiky hair and glasses.

He was last seen wearing dark grey trousers, grey hooded jumper and may have a dark scarf covering his face. He was also carrying a dark rucksack.

Police are still hunting a 13-year-old boy whom they believe carried out the knife attack Credit: ITV News Central

Scores of parents are gathering outside the school to collect their children.

Police officers are reassuring local people that the college is open, and that the pupils are safe.

Scores of parents have gathered outside the school to collect their children Credit: ITV News Central
Police officers are reassuring local people that the pupils are safe Credit: ITV News Central

Pupil and teacher attacked with long-bladed knife

ITV Central understands that a teacher and pupil at a Malvern school were attacked with a long-bladed knife this morning.

Officers were called to The Chase Technology College at 8.45am this morning. A male teacher and a 13-year-old girl sustained minor injuries.

Police are still searching for their suspect - a 13-year-old male pupil at the school.

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School says 'parents should not be alarmed' by attack

The school at which a student and teacher were attacked with a blade this morning has said 'parents should not be alarmed'

Police were called to The Chase Technology College in Great Malvern at 8.45am. Officers found a male teacher and a 13-year-old girl had sustained minor injuries in the attack.

A search is underway for the suspect, who is a 13-year-old male pupil at the school.

"There has been an incident at the school, which has now been dealt with. Everyone is safe, and there is no cause for concern.

"Parents should not be alarmed by the presence of police at the site. This is a precaution and the situation is fully under control."

– The Chase Technology College

School attack: Child and teacher cut with blade

Police believe a 13-year-old student at a Malvern school attacked a fellow pupil and a teacher with a blade today. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Police believe a 13-year-old student at a Malvern school attacked a fellow pupil and a teacher with a blade today.

Emergency services were called to The Chase Technology College at 8.45am this morning.

Officers are searching for the suspect, who is believed to also be a student at the school. He inflicted minor injuries on the male teacher and the 13-year-old female student.

The suspect is white, about 5ft 3inches tall, with short spiky hair and glasses. He was last seen wearing dark grey trousers, grey hooded jumper and may have a dark scarf covering his face. He was also carrying a dark rucksack.

Police are warning the public not to approach the suspect, but to call 999 instead.

Malvern school to relocate for a year due to rising damp

A village primary school is being forced to close down and move, because of rising damp.

The problem is so bad a temporary school is going to be built next door over the sumer holidays.

At the moment, no-one's sure what's causing the damp or what will have to be done about it. But it's thought the water table beneath the building is rising quickly. Keith Wilkinson reports.

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