Teacher Stabbed: Dixons Kings Academy, Bradford

Release from West Yorkshire Police

Police are investigating after a teacher was stabbed in an incident at a Bradford school this morning.

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.

“At this stage we do not believe there is an ongoing risk to pupils or staff at the school. The rest of the school is continuing to operate as normal and local officers, including safer schools officers and members of the local area neighbourhood team, are currently at the school and are liaising closely with staff.

“We are also working closely with our partners in the local authorities to investigate the full circumstances of this incident, which will be the subject of a thorough investigation.”

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