Girl stabbed through the ear at Rigside Primary School

Toni Whitelaw (6) at home with her mum Kim Mulligan (29) after ear injury incident at Rigside Primary School'Rigside'26/4/12
Toni Whitelaw (6) at home with her mum Kim Mulligan (29) after ear injury incident at Rigside Primary School'Rigside'26/4/12
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AN angry mum is demanding an explanation of how her six-year-old daughter came to be stabbed through the ear in a classroom where TWO teachers were present.

A sharp pencil went right through the right earlobe of little Toni Whitelaw during an incident at Rigside Primary School, requiring nine stitches.

Now her 29-year-old mum Kim, of the village’s 17 Mount Stewart Avenue, says of the school’s claim that Toni stabbed herself: “I just don’t buy it.

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