Police get more time to question teen over teacher stabbing

Police have been given more time to question a 15-year-old over the fatal stabbing of teacher Ann Maguire at a Leeds school on Monday.

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Teacher stabbing 'very much an isolated incident'

West Yorkshire Police said the fatal stabbing of a teacher was "very much an isolated incident".

Chief Inspector Nik Adams, responsible for neighbourhood policing in the area, said, "This is not part of a wider problem that exists locally."

Chief Inspector Nik Adams said the stabbing of Ann Maguire was 'very much an isolated incident'. Credit: ITV News

"This school has absolutely no issues in terms of weapons", he added.

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