Teacher ‘stabbed in the eye’ and two students stabbed by 14-year-old student who ‘removed blade from backpack’ at Spanish school
- 14-year-old student allegedly stabbed five victims multiple times at school in southern Spain
A teacher was allegedly stabbed in the eye and two pupils stabbed by a 14-year-old student who pulled a knife from his backpack and went on the rampage as classes started at a Spanish school this morning.
The teenager, who has not been named, is said to have repeatedly stabbed three teachers and two students as classes began around 8:25 a.m. at the Elena García Armada Institute in the southern city of Jerez de la Frontera. southern Spain.
The 14-year-old teenager, said to be autistic, entered the classroom this morning before taking a large knife out of his backpack and starting “stabbing everyone who passed by,” police sources say.
He allegedly stabbed his classmates and tried to take them hostage before teachers tried to restrain him. That’s when he allegedly stabbed a teacher in the eye and two other tutors.
Police were called to the scene where they quickly apprehended the 14-year-old student and arrested him while the school was evacuated and medics treated the injured.
Teacher who was stabbed in the eye was rushed to hospital and is in serious condition, reports ABC of Andalusia. The condition of the two other teachers and two students is not yet known.
Panicked, the parents, upon hearing the news of the attack, rushed to the school where they had dropped their children off a few minutes earlier. They were seen standing near the school gates, waiting and hoping that their children would emerge unharmed.
The teenager, who has not been named, is believed to have stabbed the five victims as classes began at the Elena García Armada school in Jerez de la Frontera, southern Spain (archive image from school)
Panicked, the parents, upon hearing the news of the attack, rushed to the school where they had dropped their children off a few minutes earlier.
They were seen standing near the school gates, waiting and hoping that their children would emerge unharmed.
The suspect is currently being questioned by police at the Jerez police station.