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Police investigating the suspected poisoning of two teachers think a substance may have been added to water in the staff room kettle

Police investigating the suspected poisoning of two teachers think a substance may have been added to water in the staff room kettle

Police investigating the suspected poisoning of two teachers think a substance may have been added to water in the staff room kettle

A teenage schoolgirl has been arrested on suspicion of poisoning two teachers.

The teachers, from a school in Torbay, Devon, suffered stomach upsets but were not thought to have been seriously affected.

A kettle from the school's staff room has been sent for forensic examination.

Devon and Cornwall Police said a 17-year-old girl from Cullompton was arrested last week and has since been released on bail.

Det Con Steve Fleetwood said: "The inquiry centres on claims that an allegedly noxious substance may have been put in a kettle which caused two members of staff to fall ill with stomach problems.

"We later arrested a 17-year-old girl on suspicion of poisoning.

"She was questioned at Torquay on Thursday and then released on police bail pending further inquiries."

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