Ammanford: Teen girl arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after teachers and pupil stabbed

A teenage girl has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two teachers and a pupil were stabbed at a secondary school in Carmarthenshire.

Dyfed-Powys Police said a teenage girl was arrested following the incident at Ysgol Dyffryn Aman, also known locally as Amman Valley School, on Wednesday morning. She currently remains in police custody.

Police say those injured have not suffered life-threatening injuries.

In an update from Dyfed-Powys Police, Superintendent Ross Evans said: "Dyfed-Powys Police continue to investigate the serious incident that took place at Amman Valley School in Carmarthenshire this morning.

"We received a call just after 11.20am advising us people were injured following an incident at the school.

"Emergency services immediately attended, and the school was locked down for the safety of everyone on the premises.

"Two teachers and a teenage pupil were taken to hospital with stab wounds. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

"A teenage girl has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and currently remains in police custody.

"A knife has been recovered as evidence.

"I am aware that there is footage of the incident currently circulating on social media and would ask that this is removed to preserve the integrity of the ongoing investigation, and to avoid further distress to those involved.

"I would also ask that people do not speculate while there is a police investigation ongoing, and to refer to official channels for factual updates."

He said there will be an increased police presence in the coming days as the investigation continues.

He added: "I would like to reassure parents and the public that the incident has concluded, and pupils have now left the school.

“We are working with the school and other agencies to ensure appropriate support is available to all those involved.

“This was a very distressing incident, and our thoughts are with the victims, their family and everyone impacted by what has happened.

“We have set up a dedicated portal, and anyone with information that could help us with our investigation is asked to report it through this link to help police manage the volume of information coming in to us.

"Lastly, I would like to thank the whole community for their support and patience while police, emergency services, Carmarthenshire County Council and the school work through this distressing incident today and over the coming days."

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