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Officers responded ‘within minutes’ to Sheffield school attack, police say


Police give update after three people injured in Sheffield school stabbing

Police in Sheffield have provided an update after three people were injured in a secondary school stabbing on Wednesday morning (1 May).

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after the attack at The Birley Academy, which went into lockdown.

A child was assaulted and two adults suffered “minor injuries” in the incident involving a sharp object, South Yorkshire Police said.

Police said in an update on Wednesday afternoon that the suspect was arrested within minutes of the initial emergency call.

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