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    Goat Man wrote:
    I expect the Risca girl will soon be a pupil at Risca Comp, I bet they're looking forward to that !!
    What i find strange, is when the situation with asbestos behind us at Cwmcarn. Everyone condemning Risca Comp. because they have had Lock Down. What has Cwmcarn had ? I think is much more serious than a lock down don't you? If the young girl goes to Risca i am sure she will be treated as any other pupil."
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Cwmcarn 'murder plot' pupils excluded from school

Cwmcarn High School 'murder plot' pupils excluded from school

Cwmcarn High School 'murder plot' pupils excluded from school

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TWO teenage girls arrested as part of an alleged murder plot at Cwmcarn High last week have been permanently excluded from the school.

A 15-year-old girl from Newbridge was arrested on suspicion of threats to kill, possession of a bladed article on a school premises and conspiracy to commit murder, while a 14-year-old girl from Risca was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.

A spokesman for Caerphilly council said yesterday: “We can confirm that the two pupils have been issued with permanent exclusions and we are currently assessing their needs before recommending appropriate educational provision for each of the girls.”

Gwent Police said they were called to the school before noon last Thursday, following concerns being raised about the behaviour of two pupils.

A statement by police said nobody was harmed as a result of the incident, and the matter was “resolved peacefully”.

It is understood the threat to kill allegation involved maths teacher Alison Cray. It is also understood the girls were arrested after a knife was discovered in a bag.

They have since both been released on police bail until June pending further enquiries.

A statement on Cwmcarn High school’s website, posted a day after the arrests, said: “Please be assured that the concerns were dealt with swiftly. There was no risk to any staff or learner and the relevant support services were contacted as a precautionary measure.

“Cwmcarn High is a caring and safe environment and we are committed to everyone’s safety.”

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