• Today
    May 22

  • 05:50 AM

UPDATE: Reports of school stabbing

SHERRYLYN TOPPIN, sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com

Added 12 February 2018

whatsapp-image-2018-02-12-at-1

The locked gates at the St. Leonard's Boys' School following stabbing incident.

Officials from the Ministry of Education and the Royal Barbados Police Force are on the scene at St. Leonard's Boys' School. 

A resident confirmed there was a stabbing incident involving a number of boys of the Richmond Gap, St. Michael's school earlier today. 

He said the boys were fighting outside the school, one boy was attacked and injured and some of the other students ran off, leaving the injured student. 

Students are currently meeting with the principal, Joseph Maynard, in the school hall and a number of parents have started to converge outside the locked gates.

There is no official word on the condition of the injured student.

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Dos and Donts


Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

CARTOON

POLL

Which party do you think will win the next General Election?

BLP
DLP
Another party
Unsure

INSTAGRAM