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Published: 11:00, 07 May 2014 |
Updated: 13:41, 07 May 2014
A teenager has been arrested after allegedly taking a knife into school.
Police were called to Rainham School for Girls in Derwent Way after staff were said to have found the 14-year-old girl in possession of the knife.
It was said to have been confiscated shortly after noon yesterday and she was arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon.
No-one was injured in the incident.
"Due to this now being a police investigation we are unable to comment any further at this stage.
"However, we would like to reassure parents that no-one came to any harm during this incident.
"The safety and well-being of our students and staff is paramount and underpins everything we do and we take this very seriously."
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