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

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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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