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Student Tasered After Primary School Teacher Stabbed

A teacher has allegedly been stabbed by a student at a far north Queensland primary school.

Emergency services were called to the school in Townsville just before midday following reports a female teacher had been attacked in school grounds.

The woman suffered a small puncture wound to her shoulder and was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

A student of the school was also taken to hospital after being tasered by officers, police confirmed.

"A 12-year-old student at the school who was armed with a knife was taken into custody by police and a taser was deployed during that incident," District Officer Senior Sergeant Scot Warrick told reporters on Monday afternoon.

The child is said to be "in a good condition".

Warrick confirmed that specialist child protection officers are investigating.

It's not yet known what sparked the altercation.