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Teenager charged after reportedly 'assaulting police and carrying knife at school'

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A teenager has been charged after reportedly being 'seen with a knife' at a school and allegedly assaulting a police officer on Monday afternoon.Cops were called to Newbattle High School in Dalkeith at around lunchtime on Monday May 13.Edinburgh Live reports it is believed a local community officer dealt with the alleged incident before a 13-year-old was apprehended.A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "A 13-year-old boy was charged in connection with offences including being in possession of a knife and police assault after an incident at a school in Dalkeith on Monday, 13 May."A report will be submitted to the relevant authorities." Join the Daily Record's WhatsApp community here and get the latest news sent straight to your messages. A Midlothian Council spokesman said: “This is the subject of an ongoing police investigation and therefore we cannot comment further other than to say everyone in the school was safe.” Don't miss the latest news from around Scotland and beyond - Sign up to our daily newsletter here.

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