York & North Yorkshire

Teaching assistant shot in back at Wensleydale School

A teaching assistant has been shot in the back at a North Yorkshire school, police have said.

The incident, involving a BB gun, happened at Wensleydale School in Leyburn last Friday.

A North Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said the woman was not injured and no arrests had yet been made.

She said officers were working with the school to establish the full circumstances of the incident and that the investigation was ongoing.

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