A 16-year-old girl has been arrested following a stabbing outside Teddington school gates on Tuesday.

Police and the ambulance service rushed to Teddington School, Broom Road, at around midday on May 17 after reports of an incident.

A 16-year-old girl was later arrested on suspicion of Grievous Bodily Harm and taken into custody.

She was released on bail and investigations are ongoing.

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A 16-year-old boy was treated for stab wounds at the scene before being taken to a major trauma centre, with the first medics arriving within six minutes.

Teddington School reported that the teenager has suffered injuries to his hip and hand.

His injuries are non-life-threatening.

Police have said that they will be carrying out patrols in the surrounding area in the coming days and are working with the school following the attack.

Anyone with any information should contact police quoting reference number CAD 3306/17MAY.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at 12:31hrs on Tuesday, 17 May to Broom Road, Teddington, following reports of a stabbing.

“Officers responded and found a 16-year-old boy with non-life-threatening injuries.

“A 16-year-old girl was later arrested on suspicion of GBH and taken into custody. She was later released on bail.

“Police continue to patrol the local areas and work with the local school to provide reassurance following this incident.

“The investigation is ongoing.

“Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 3306/17MAY.