Winterton school stabbing: Teenager pleads guilty

Winterton Community Academy
Image caption The attack happened at Winterton Community Academy in September

A teenage girl has admitted stabbing a teaching assistant at a school.

Joy Simon, 61, suffered serious injuries in the attack at Winterton Community Academy, near Scunthorpe, in September.

The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is due to be sentenced in January pending the results of a variety of reports.

She admitted wounding with intent and possessing a bladed article at Hull Crown Court.

The girl, who was first arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, was told by Judge Jeremy Richardson QC that all sentencing options remain open.

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