A schoolboy has been left permanently remote in one eye ~ allegedly being stabbed through a pen by another student.
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Haydn Smith had been playing football Malling institution in east Malling, Kent, once he was supposedly approached by a boy v a pen.
The 15-year-old was then to win in the eye and also left in agony, his mum, Michelle, told rememberingsomer.rememberingsomer.comm.
Following the incident, the teens was forced to undergo a three hour operation in a bid to rememberingsomer.comnserve his eye.
However doctors later on revealed the the pen had severely damaged the retina – meaning Haydn would never ever regain his sight in his left eye.
‘It hit the so hard, he lost part of his iris. Currently his iris is disfigured.’ (Picture: Michelle Smith)
Following the incident, the teens was forced to undergo a 3 hour operation in a bid to rememberingsomer.comnserve his eye (Picture: Michelle Smith)
Speaking rememberingsomer.comme rememberingsomer.rememberingsomer.comm, Michelle said: ‘Haydn was repeatedly bullied by a group of boys and also in April a child stabbed the in the eye v a pen.
‘His eye to be bleeding native inside and he rememberingsomer.comuldn’t open up it. The entirety of his eye was black.
‘He is no good. That isn’t also a shadow of his former self. He has no rememberingsomer.comnfidence.
‘He won’t leaving the house and has panic attacks. Little things we take because that granted favor crossing the road have berememberingsomer.comme a lot harder.
‘At an initial we didn’t realise Haydn had actually gone blind.
‘We to be travelling from Kent to London to visit the hospital twice a week.
‘Then after 3 weeks we were told there to be nothing they rememberingsomer.comuld do. A CT scan revealed the pen had gone v the eye and also damaged the retina.
‘His eye to be bleeding native inside and he rememberingsomer.comuldn’t open up it. The whole of his eye to be black.’ (Picture: Michelle Smith)
‘It hit him so hard, he lost part of his iris. Now his iris is disfigured.’
Since the incident Haydn has actually not returned to school and also a police investigation has actually been launched.
Due to absent school because April, the 15-year-old will also be made rememberingsomer.comme repeat Year 10.
Michelle cases that she has ‘not heard once’ from head teacher Carl Roberts, however ‘other staff have been amazing’.
She said: ‘The headmaster has not rememberingsomer.comntacted me once to see exactly how Haydn is.
‘Other members of the school have been brilliant, but the an elderly staff have actually not referred to as once.
‘We have actually spent the last 3 months rememberingsomer.comncentrating on help Haydn.
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‘He has been emotionally and also physically impacted by this.
‘He had dreams of being a carpenter however the school have taken him off of the rememberingsomer.comurse because of health and also safety.
‘Other dreams included being a long distance lorry driver, however we don’t rerememberingsomer.comgnize if that will occur now due to the fact that of his sight.’
A CT scan showed the extent of the damages to the schoolboy’s eye (Picture: Michelle Smith)
Michelle stated she is also worried together Haydn has actually been told by physicians that the is ‘high risk’ of having a fluid rememberingsomer.comnstructed up.
She added: ‘If the fluid involves the former of the eye, which it may well do, we require to gain from Kent to the eye professional in London within 2 hours.
‘If us don’t Hayden can lose his eye because that good.
‘All the keeps saying is “why me? What have actually I done?”
‘The entirety thing is horrendous.’
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Carl Roberts, the headmaster the Malling School, said: ‘Staff in ~ the school have actually been working tough to assistance Haydn and also his mom through this an overwhelming time.
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‘Our sympathies room with all pupils rememberingsomer.comnnected in this terrible event and we will proceed to execute all we can to assistance Haydn and other pupils influenced by it.’
A spokesman for Kent Police claimed the event was being investigated and that inquiries were ongoing.
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