Challney High School for Boys say 'no current students' involved in fatal stabbing

Challney High School for Boys has released a statement following the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy outside its gates yesterday (Tuesday).

Wednesday, 9th June 2021, 1:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th June 2021, 1:58 pm

The school, which is part of the Chiltern Learning Trust, released a statement on its website today.

A spokesman said: "We are saddened to learn of a tragic incident that occurred yesterday afternoon in Stoneygate Road, near the school building.

"Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this time. We understand that no current school students were involved in the incident.

Challney High School for Boys
Challney High School for Boys

"While Bedfordshire police do believe this was an isolated incident, community officers will be patrolling the area to give reassurance to residents and our school community.

"They are encouraging anyone with concerns in the area to approach one of their officers who will be happy to help.

""Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident should call Bedfordshire Police on 101, quoting Operation Alstromeria, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."