A TEENAGER was stabbed in the back by a group of 15 young men as students and teachers watched in horror.
Staff and students at Milton Keynes University fought to save the 16-year-old’s life after he was violently attacked at lunchtime on Friday.
A group of “12 to 15” youths dressed in black chased the victim and stabbed him in the back on a lawn in Milton Keynes, Bucks.
Detectives arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of murder, and were given an extension to continue questioning the teenager.
A student at the university said she witnessed the brutal attack, and the teenager was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
Her mother told The Times: “She saw it happen and she was the one who gave him CPR.
“I believe they saw a group of young men dressed in black approaching, and one of them stabbed another boy.
“They thought it was nothing serious but he was clearly broken. My daughter left class and ran outside and tried to help him.”
Another student, who also tried to help the victim and went back to school to get the car, said: “It was horrible. That poor boy died from his wounds.
“He is in a terrible condition. We tried our best to save him but we were unable to resuscitate him.
“There are a few of us trying to help him, I’m sorry we couldn’t. I do not know him. “
A Thames Valley Police spokesman said: “These students are currently receiving professional support from the school and we would like to publicly commend the courage and selflessness they have shown during their stay. these tragic circumstances.
“Health care students and a university employee who were in a classroom overlooking the red line went outside and provided first aid immediately, until emergency services arrived.
“A Home Office autopsy took place today and the cause of death has been determined to be a stab wound to the back of the chest.
“Formal identification has not yet taken place, and the victim’s family continues to be supported by specially trained officers at this time.
“We are fully committed to our determination to ascertain the circumstances that led to this tragic incident and we are continuing to carry out additional patrols throughout the town.
“We do not believe there is any threat to the wider community, but if anyone has any concerns, please raise these with any of our officers and staff. I’m in the area.”
It is understood he was a sixth-grader at a school four miles away, and did not attend Milton Keynes College.
Emergency services were called to the school shortly after 1:30 p.m. Friday following reports of a stabbing.
Milton Keynes University said in a statement: “Everyone at Milton Keynes University is heartbroken to learn that the horrific incident on the Chaffron Way red line has resulted in one death.
“At this stage, we know that colleagues and students are witnessing the incident and providing emergency first aid, and are being supported by our counseling team.
“While this incident did not occur on our campus, we know that having students witness it will add to their anxiety and feelings of insecurity.
“As a result, we will be increasing our leadership presence and security at our Chaffron Way campus next week to help provide peace of mind.”
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