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'.
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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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.