Teenager Charged After School Stabbing Incident

Sixteen-year-old charged with GBH

Police were called to a scene outside Southfields Academy at approximately 3.10pm on Tuesday (November 10) following reports that a 15-year-old boy had suffered a stab injury to the leg after an incident in the lobby area of the secondary school in Merton Road.

The Metropolitan Police said: "London Ambulance service attended and the male was treated - his injury is not serious. Three people have been arrested on suspicion of GBH and remain in custody."

The school posted the following statement on its website from Principal Jackie Valin and Headteacher Wanda Golinska: "As some of you may be aware an incident occured outside the school today. The student involved is in a stable condition. If you or your child have any information about this incident then please telephone 101 and ask for Wandsworth CID."

Detectives investigating incident have today (November 12), accused a 16-year-old boy [D] of grievous bodily harm. He later appeared before magistrates and was remanded in custody to appear at Wandsworth Magistrates' Court on November 18.

Southfields AcademyThree other teenage boys [A - 16yrs; B - 15yrs; C -14 yrs] who were arrested on suspicion of GBH have been bailed pending further enquiries to a date in late November.

Southfields Academy this year received awards from The Good Schools Guide for better results in boys performance in German A Level and girls performance in Business & Economics A Level than any other non-selective school in England.

November 12, 2015