The number of incidents police were called out to at London schools, colleges, and universities rose to more than 8700 last year.

New data, released under Freedom of Information (FoI) laws, has revealed that officers attended 8705 incidents at London educational establishments in 2014, rising from 8496 the previous year.

Reported by the Evening Standard. You can read the full story here. 

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