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Many thanks for your patience. There is no legal obligation on the school to involve the police, but they can do if they wanted to. However, if the school believes that the seriousness of this offence is enough to warrant a referral to the police, they are within their power to do so and let this matter be taken over by them. They can still treat this as an internal disciplinary issue alongside any police investigation. However, the requirement to report it to the police is not of a legal nature, meaning that they do not have to do it, but if they felt it is appropriate they may do so