Scottish manhunt continues for suspect in teacher murder

A cross-border manhunt for a man suspected of murdering a school teacher was continuing on Friday.
Paul Robson, 49. Picture: Northumbria PolicePaul Robson, 49. Picture: Northumbria Police
Paul Robson, 49. Picture: Northumbria Police

Caroline Kayll was attacked at an address in Linton, Northumberland, on Sunday evening along with a 15-year-old boy, and died in hospital days later.

Northumbria Police named a man they wanted to question in connection with the attacks as Paul Robson, 49, from Wallsend, North Tyneside.

Officers believed he had travelled to the Glasgow area.

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Meanwhile, it emerged that Ms Kayll, 47, worked as a teacher at Atkinson House school, which caters for children with social, emotional and mental health issues.

In a statement, the school said:

“Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this very difficult time.”

The teenage boy suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Northumbria Police said he was not related to the teacher nor the suspect.

Mr Robson is white, around 5ft 5ins, slim, bald and wears glasses.