Schoolboy, 13, stabbed in Glasgow street

A 13-year-old schoolboy is in hospital after suffering stab wounds during a lunchtime “disturbance” in Glasgow.

Police and paramedics were called to Kilmarnock Road, near Shawlands Academy, where the injured boy was found.

The teenager was taken to hospital by ambulance, and officers have arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with the incident.

It is understood that the 13-year-old boy had sustained stab wounds to his stomach and knees.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokeswoman said he was not in a critical condition.

Paramedics were at the scene within two minutes of the call, and the ambulance spokeswoman added: “We received a call at 1.34pm today to attend an incident on Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow.

“We dispatched one ambulance and our paramedic response unit to the incident and one male patient was taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.”

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “At 1.30pm police were called to reports a boy had been stabbed during a disturbance on Kilmarnock Road, near Skirving Street in Shawlands.

“He was taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital for treatment.

“A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing.”

A Glasgow City Council spokeswoman said: “We are aware one of our pupils has been injured in an incident on Kilmarnock Road during the school lunch break and the school is helping the police with their enquiries.”

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