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Published On: Thu, Sep 14th, 2017 at 2:07pm

14-year-old girl suffers fractured jaw and concussion in school attack

A police investigation is underway after a 14-year-old girl suffered a fractured jaw and concussion in a serious assault at Knox Academy in Haddington, East Lothian on Monday August 28.

The teenager was taken to hospital following the attack

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in East Lothian received a report that a 14-year-old girl was the victim of an assault in Haddington on Monday, August 28and enquiries into this are continuing.”


An East Lothian Council spokesman added: “The safety of our children and young people is always paramount and our schools have clear policies and procedures in place to ensure any allegations are dealt with appropriately.”

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About the Author


John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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