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Pupils and staff treated after irritant sprayed over them in class at Fulwood Academy

Posted on - 30th October, 2019 - 4:01pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Schools
Fulwood Academy

A number of pupils and members of staff are being treated by paramedics after being sprayed with an irritant at Fulwood Academy.

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Emergency services were called to the school after the incident unfolded in a classroom at 2.35pm.

It is believed a girl who is a pupil at the school, sprayed the substance.

Two ambulances, an urgent care vehicle, a rapid response vehicle and an operational commander from North West Ambulance Service are currently at the scene.

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A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: “We were called at around 2:45pm by the Ambulance Service to the report that a number of pupils and a member of staff had been sprayed with a substance at Fulwood Academy on Black Bull Lane, Preston.

“It is believed that a female pupil has sprayed the substance – which although has not been confirmed, is believed to be some form of irritant – in a classroom.”

Paramedics are currently at the scene treating those affected.

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