Bingham pupils stabbed with insulin needle

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POLICE arrested a 14-year-old schoolboy following an incident in which several children were stabbed with an insulin needle.

It is believed as many as 20 children were injured in the incident at Toot Hill School, in Bingham, on Wednesday morning.

Police were called to the school on Friday morning where they arrested the teenager. He was questioned and bailed pending further enquiries.

A police spokesman said: “A number of children sustained minor injuries during the incident.

“Parents of pupils affected have been informed after what is believed to be a diabetic pen was used.”

Several children received hospital checks, with tests for hepatitus and HIV being carried out. The test results will not be known for three months.