Boy, 14, Charged With Attempted Murder After Stabbing Teacher

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A 14-year-old schoolboy from Bradford has been charged with attempted murder after stabbing his teacher.

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The teenager attacked supply teacher Vincent Uzomah, stabbing him in the stomach, at Dixons Kings Academy on Thursday then went on the run. Police say he is in a stable condition.

The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was also charged with cannabis possession. He will appear before Bradford Youth Remand Court on Saturday.

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Mr Uzomah, who is married with two children, was only working at the school for four weeks prior to the incident.

Paying tribute to him, one family friend was quoted as saying: “He is a very gentle and loving and caring man. I’m just so sorry this has happened to him.”

A family friend of the Uzomah’s said that members of the West Yorkshire Nigerian community had been left “really distraught” by the vicious attack.


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