September 27, 2017 8.11 am This story is over 51 months old

Girl to appear in court charged with attempted murder after school stabbing

She has been charged.

A 16-year-old girl has been charged with attempted murder after a school welfare officer was stabbed at Winterton Community Academy north of Scunthorpe.

Joy Simon, 61, was rushed to hospital with stab wounds on September 25, with police arresting a girl on suspicion of attempted murder.

The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons is charged with attempted murder and carrying without good reason, a blade or sharply pointed article on school premises.

The girl will appear at Grimsby Magistrates’ Court on September 27.

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