Updated: Norwegian police investigating; four school staff suffer minor injuries

Norwegian police have launched an investigation into what motivated a school pupil to attack a teacher and three other staff members with a knife and fork at a school in Oslo.

The police have confirmed that the victims suffered stabbing injuries from the cutlery as well as bites.

A police spokesperson, Sven Christian Lie told the media that police responded to the incident around 8.30AM and that four people had been taken to accident and emergency with minor injuries. Armed police are still patrolling Brynseng school.

‘The injured are employees of the school. We are still on the site with several patrols and are conducting witness interrogation.’ Lie said.

On the suspect the spokesperson said, ‘It is a very young boy who is arrested. I can’t say anything more about the grade level. He was arrested inside the school,’

A motive behind the incident is still not known and no children were harmed during the incident.

The Swedish media have also been reporting the text message sent by the Headteacher, Maria Tindberg which reassured parents that the situation been made ‘calm and under control’

Knife attacker injures four staff at Oslo school – police

An attacker armed with a knife injured a teacher and three other staff at a school in Oslo on Tuesday, police said.

Police said they apprehended the attacker and the motive was not immediately clear.

The four victims, all school employees, were taken to hospital with minor injuries, police told Norwegian news agency NTB.