University Academy Holbeach.

Teenager arrested after knife report at Holbeach school

A teenager has been arrested at a Holbeach school on suspicion of having a knife.

Inspector Gareth Boxall said: “At 10.35am yesterday (Tuesday, June 4) we were called to the University Academy Holbeach following a report of a pupil with a knife.

“We arrested a 13-year-old boy on suspicion of possessing a bladed article.

“I’m grateful to staff at the school whose quick actions resolved the incident quickly and without harm to anyone.

“We will continue to support the UAH and all local schools to ensure young people are educated to the dangers of carrying knives and other weapons.”

UAH’s headteacher has not yet been available for comment.

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