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Bletchley Lord Grey sixth-former stabbed near school

Whaddon Way sign
Image caption The year 12 pupil was attacked in Whaddon Way, Bletchley

A sixth-form pupil was stabbed near his school after being "set upon" in a fight, the school said.

The teenage boy was taken to hospital after the incident near Lord Grey School, Bletchley, on Tuesday.

Thames Valley Police said a number of people were involved in the fight in Whaddon Way at about 16:00 GMT. They say it may have been filmed.

A police spokeswoman said the victim was in a "stable condition" and his injuries were not life-threatening.

'Very sorry'

The boy's age has not been disclosed but he was a Year 12 pupil.

Dr Tracey Jones, the school's head teacher, said: "There will be a strong police presence at the school gates in the short-term and we hope everyone stays calm and sensible.

"We are very sorry for our sixth-former and we are appalled that this has happened. The school wants to reassure parents and students that this is a very rare incident.

"Lord Grey's director of sixth form is in close contact with the lad's family and we are rallying round and supporting them through this difficult time."

Thames Valley Police said there would be officers in the area on Wednesday if pupils wanted to talk to them.

Det Sgt Ian Holmes said: "This is a very serious incident, so if you were involved in this altercation, or know someone who is, then get in touch with us immediately.

"We believe there may have been people also with mobile phones who may have recorded what took place.

"If you saw the incident, please get in touch so we can establish what happened. Thankfully the boy's injuries are not life-threatening, but this could have been a lot more serious."

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