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Probe into alleged pupil assault on Ayrshire teachers

Police have launched an investigation after claims a teenager attacked a head teacher and his deputy just hours apart.

The 15-year-old girl allegedly assaulted the two teachers at Kilwinning Academy, Ayrshire.

It is claimed she assaulted 58-year-old head teacher Campbell Armstrong on 20 August.

The teenager allegedly assaulted 47-year-old deputy head Kate McGuinness later on the same day.

A spokesman for Strathclyde Police said: "A 15-year-old and a 13-year-old will be referred to the children's reporter."

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