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Oroklini police investigate attack on pupil

unrecognizable teenage students in high school campus
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Police examinations continue on Wednesday for an incident involving the beating of a 17-year-old pupil at a Larnaca lyceum by a group of students from another school, as a result of which he suffered cuts to the face.

Police spokesperson, Christos Andreou, reported that around 11:30am on Tuesday they received a call informing them that an hour earlier a pupil been beaten in the courtyard of the school. The 17-year-old victim was taken by a relative to Larnaca general hospital where he received care for his wounds.

Police state that from testimony obtained, it was established that a number of students from another school seem to have gone to the school the 17-year-old was attending and under circumstances that are being investigated, allegedly attacked the student. In the afternoon, the minor, in the presence of his parents, made a statement to the police.

Oroklini police examinations are ongoing and some pupils are expected to be called for questioning in the presence of parents or a lawyer, as is the customary procedure for minors.

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