Woman seriously injured in school drop-off stabbing, man arrested

A woman has been stabbed outside a primary school during drop-off. Police say a man has been arrested. Bedfordshire Police say a woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

A force spokesperson said: "Bedfordshire Police is investigating the stabbing of a woman near a school in Dunstable Road, Luton shortly after 8.30am this morning (Tuesday).

"The victim has been taken to hospital with serious injuries. One man has been arrested and is currently in police custody. All children are safe within the school and there is no wider threat to the public.

"Police will maintain a strong presence in the area for reassurance. Anyone with any information about the incident is urged to contact police on 101 quoting the reference 84."