Boy, 13, 'stabbed multiple times with knife' near school
The child was said to have been stabbed in the stomach and knees near Shawlands Academy, Glasgow.
A 13-year-old boy has allegedly been stabbed multiple times with a knife near a school while on his lunch break.
The incident happened on Kilmarnock Road near Shawlands Academy in Glasgow on Monday.
STV News understands he was stabbed in the stomach, knees and also suffered a head injury in the alleged attack.
The child has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth University hospital in a serious condition.
He is currently undergoing surgery.
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the alleged attack.
A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "At about 1.30pm this afternoon, police were called to a disturbance on Kilmarnock Road near Shawlands Academy after a report of a teenage boy being stabbed.
"He has been taken to the Queen Elizabeth University hospital.
"No other people were injured.
"A 15-year-old male has been arrested."
A Glasgow City Council spokeswoman added: "We are aware one of our pupils has been injured in an incident on Kilmarnock Road during the school lunch break and the school is helping the police with their enquiries."
A Scottish Ambulance Service spokeswoman added: "We received a call at 1.34pm to attend an incident on Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow.
"We dispatched one ambulance and our paramedic response unit to the incident and one male patient was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
"The first unit arrived on scene within two minutes."
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described the alleged stabbing as "very worrying".
She tweeted: "Very worrying incident in my constituency and my thoughts are with the injured boy.
"I've just had an update from the local police and I know they're doing everything possible to investigate the incident and provide appropriate reassurance around the school over next few days."