Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 10°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Holbrook: Schoolboy airlifted to hospital in ‘serious condition’ after alleged self-harming incident

17:59 15 January 2014

Officers were called to the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook at just after 5pm on Monday after a boy was found injured, police said.

Officers were called to the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook at just after 5pm on Monday after a boy was found injured, police said.

Archant

A Suffolk schoolboy is in a “serious condition” in hospital following an alleged self-harming incident, police have said.

Officers were called to the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook at just after 5pm on Monday after a boy was found injured, police said.

It is understood an air ambulance was called and transferred the boy to hospital.

In a statement, a spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said: “Police were called at just after 5pm on Monday to a school in Holbrook after a boy had been found injured, believed to have self-harmed.

“The boy has been taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.”

James Lockwood, headteacher of the Royal Hospital School, said in a statement: “As a result of an incident involving a pupil at the Royal Hospital School on Monday, the emergency services were called to the school at around 5pm.

“It would be inappropriate to comment further at this stage.”

The age of the boy was not confirmed. It is thought no further details about the incident will be released today.

Phil Smart called for changes to

Commuters heading to London are used to full trains on the morning and evening peaks – and having to pay a full fare for travelling on them.

The Nayland Farmers' Market is shutting up shop after a decline in trade

Nayland Farmers’ Market is trading for the last time today following a steady decline in customers.

A120 at Marks Tey

The A120 could join the A12 at Rivenhall or Kelvedon instead of Marks Tey as potential routes for the new dualled road are revealed.

The crash happened near the A11 in Elveden

A woman in her 70s has died after a two-car crash on the B1106 in Elveden, near Thetford this afternoon.

Archie Joe Darby, who was killed in a dog attack in Colchester, and older brother Daniel-Jay Darby who was seriousy injured

A mother bravely fought off a Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog which savagely attacked her two young sons but could only save the eldest boy, an inquest has heard.

Paul Lee says the injury is more likely to be caused by a common spider like this

Suffolk’s arachnid recorder said he would be “very surprised” if claims of a deadly spider infestation in the county were accurate.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24