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14-Year-Old Boy Arrested After Teacher Stabbed At School

The incident happened at Dixons Kings Academy, Bradford.

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Police are searching for a 14-year-old boy after a teacher was stabbed at a school in Bradford this morning.

A statement from West Yorkshire police said:

At around 8.55am today, police were contacted by the ambulance service who were attending a report of a member of staff having been stabbed at Dixons Kings Academy in Bradford.

The male teacher, aged 50, was taken to hospital for treatment to a stab wound to his body.

His condition is currently described as stable.

Police are conducting enquiries to locate a 14-year-old male in connection with the incident. He is described as Asian, with short dark hair, and was last seen wearing a blue uniform blazer.

Detective superintendent Simon Atkinson of the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team said: "We are conducting enquiries in the area to locate a suspect and I would like to reassure residents and staff that all necessary resources are being deployed to investigate this ongoing and clearly very serious incident. We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or knows the whereabouts of the suspect."

Atkinson confirmed that the police did not believe there was "an ongoing risk to pupils or staff at the school", and said it was continuing to operate as normal.

West Yorkshire Police have announced they have made an arrest in this case.

The 14 year old boy wanted on suspicion of stabbing his teacher in Bradford has been arrested, West Yorkshire police say.

Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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