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Two released over school stabbing
Natashia Jackman
Natashia was attacked while waiting in the dinner queue
Two girls, aged 14 and 15, have been released on police bail in connection with the stabbing of another girl in the dinner queue at a Surrey school.

Natashia Jackman, 15, was attacked with a pair of scissors in the canteen at Collingwood College, Camberley on Thursday.

She had surgery on her left eyelid at Frimley Park Hospital on Friday but was later discharged.

Surrey Police said another 14-year-old girl remained in custody.

She was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, police said.

Anti-bullying policy

The other two, who have been bailed, were questioned on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm and perverting the course of justice.

Insp Mark Adams said the incident was being taken "extremely seriously".

Her father, Humperdinck Jackman, described the moment he saw his daughter in hospital after the attack on Thursday. He said: "She was covered in blood. Her hair was caked."

College principal Jerry Oddie described Thursday's incident as "shocking and appalling", but said there was a very clear, well-established anti-bullying policy which was enforced rigorously.

"While the police investigation must be allowed to run its course, the college will be pursuing its own disciplinary procedures when the full facts are clear," he said.




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