Boy's jaw broken during playground attack at Overton Grange School in Sutton

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A 12-year-old boy had his jaw broken in a school playground – just days after his mother warned the school he was being bullied.

The boy was injured in a playground at Overton Grange School, in Sutton, on Monday, November 25.

He went to St George’s Hospital in Tooting where he underwent emergency surgery to his jaw.

A spokesperson for Overton Grange said: “There has been an incident in our school between two pupils.

"The school has taken appropriate action and is also offering support to the families concerned.”

A police spokesperson said: “A boy, aged 13, was arrested on suspicion of GBH on Tuesday, November 26, following a report of an assault on a 12-year-old boy on Monday, November 25.

"The 13-year-old has been bailed to return pending further enquiries.”

 

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