A fifteen year old boy has been arrested after a stabbing at a school on Sefton Road in Pendlebury earlier today.

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital to be treated for multiple stab wounds.He is said to be in a stable condition.

Police had received a report that two boys tried to gain entry to the school around 9.00am

Detectives are investigating and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Chief Inspector Glenn Jones of GMP’s Salford Borough said: “Sadly a teenager has been stabbed today, and it is only fortunate that his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

“I know that this news will cause concern to people living in the area, particularly people with children at the school, and I want to assure you that we are working with the school and have launched a full investigation.

“If you witnessed the stabbing, or have any information that might help our investigation, I urge you to get in touch with police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident number 463 26/09/17 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.



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