16-Year-Old Arrested After Violent Assault Leaves Students Severely Injured at Private School

16-Year-Old Arrested After Violent Assault Leaves Students Severely Injured at Private School

…By Alan Peterson for TDPel Media. A 16-year-old boy has been apprehended following an incident at Blundell’s School in Tiverton, Devon, where two students sustained severe injuries.


Devon and Cornwall Police received a distress call regarding a serious assault at approximately 1am on Friday.

The authorities have reported that three individuals, including the two students, were assaulted and have suffered multiple serious injuries.

The victims have been transported to a hospital for medical treatment.

Teenager Arrested on Multiple Charges

The 16-year-old suspect, hailing from Tiverton, has been taken into custody by the police.

He is currently being held on suspicion of three counts of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

The investigation is ongoing, and law enforcement officials are actively pursuing leads related to the case.


Superintendent Antony Hart, the local policing commander, acknowledged the distressing nature of the incident for those directly affected and the wider school community.

The police are working closely with the school to offer support to those involved.

No Ongoing Threat to the Community

Law enforcement authorities have stated that all parties involved in the assault are associated with the school.

They have assured the community that there is no additional risk and that there is no need to seek out any other individuals in connection with the incident.

In the initial stages of their investigation, the police will conduct thorough searches and inquiries in the vicinity of the school throughout the day.

This comprehensive approach aims to gather crucial evidence and shed light on the circumstances surrounding the assault.


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