Glasgow & West Scotland

Teenager held at Inverclyde school over 'teacher attacks'

A fourth year pupil at a secondary school in Inverclyde has been detained by police following an alleged attack on three teachers.

Officers were called to reports of a disturbance at the school at about 09:45 on Tuesday.

A police spokeswoman said a 15-year-old was held over "alleged assaults on three male staff members aged 61, 58 and 54".

The boy will be the subject of a report to the Children's Reporter.

The police spokeswoman said: "At about 09:45 this morning, police attended a disturbance at the school.

No weapons

"A 15-year-old boy will be reported to the Scottish Children's Reporters Administration in connection with alleged assaults on three male staff members aged 61, 58 and 54.

"The staff members did not require any medical treatment."

A statement from Inverclyde Council said: "A serious incident occurred this morning involving a fourth year pupil and a number of members of staff.

"No weapons were involved and no-one suffered any serious injuries.

"Police were called and staff and pupils have worked together to ensure the school returned to normal as quickly as possible."

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