Police have arrested a male teenager this afternoon after a 15 year old was stabbed near Eltham Hill school and Mecca Bingo.
The school has stated it did not happen on their grounds. The victim’s injuries are not life threatening. A taser was discharged during the arrest.
The school states:
“Dear parents and families,
“I am writing to let you know there was a very serious incident outside Eltham Hill School at the end of the school day today.
“A young man wearing a mask attacked one of our students by the Bingo Hall as she was leaving school and obviously other students who witnessed this were extremely frightened.
“The young man was carrying a knife and one of our members of staff along with a member of the public managed to get the knife of him.
“Our student is injured but is going to be fine and is receiving medical attention.
“The person responsible ran off but is now in police custody and the police investigation is ongoing.”
Witnesses can assist by calling police on 101.