Welwyn Garden City school investigates knife concern

Stanborough School. Picture: Danny Loo

Stanborough School. Picture: Danny Loo

Danny Loo Photography 2018

Police were called by a Welwyn Garden City school following concerns that a knife may have been brought in by a pupil.

A police spokesman said: “We received a report from Stanborough School at around 10.10am on Monday, June 18, that a pupil had brought a knife into school.

“This had been reported by a pupil, but no evidence of a knife was found.

“The school are conducting an investigation into this report.”

A spokeswoman for the school said: “One of our students did report that they had heard a student may have a knife in their possession.

“We investigated this but found no evidence, but reported their suspicion to the police as a precaution.”

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