POLICE and paramedics were called to a Stourbridge school with a teenage girl taken to hospital in a "potentially serious condition."

Emergency services attended Ridgewood High on Park Road West in Wollaston at around 9.30am on Monday (July 1).

Police said they were responding to concerns for the welfare of the girl, who was taken to Russells Hall Hospital in Dudley by ambulance.

Paramedics said she was in a "potentially serious condition."

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "We were called following concerns for the welfare of a teenage girl in Park Road West, Wollaston, at around 10am on Monday (1 July).

"She was seen by ambulance service staff and then taken to hospital for further assessment.”

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 9.23am on Monday to an incident at a property on Park Road West in Wollaston, Stourbridge.

"One ambulance attended the scene.

"Upon arrival we found a teenage girl who was assessed by ambulance staff and in a potentially serious condition.

"She was conveyed to Russell’s Hall Hospital for further assessment.”

A spokesperson for Stour Vale Academy Trust, which Ridgewood High is part of, said: "The health and well-being of pupils is always high priority at Ridgewood High School.

"On Monday a pupil was observed to be unwell and an ambulance was called.

"No other pupils were affected."