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Youth, 15, admits attempted GBH after stabbing teacher in school corridor

The boy admitted attempted grievous bodily harm with intent following the incident at Tewkesbury Academy in July (Ben Birchall/PA)
The boy admitted attempted grievous bodily harm with intent following the incident at Tewkesbury Academy in July (Ben Birchall/PA) The boy admitted attempted grievous bodily harm with intent following the incident at Tewkesbury Academy in July (Ben Birchall/PA)

A teenager has admitted attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent after stabbing a teacher in a school corridor.

The 15-year-old boy, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, admitted on Monday to attempting to unlawfully and maliciously wound maths teacher Jamie Sansom in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, at the start of a two-day trial at Bristol Magistrates’ Court.

The boy had previously pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing a bladed article following the attack on July 10 at Tewkesbury Academy.

The defendant was remanded into custody until a sentencing hearing at Cheltenham Youth Court on September 28.