A SCHOOL has been put on lockdown after someone claiming to have a GUN made threats online.
Armed cops rushed to Golborne High School, Wigan, to evacuate staff and teachers shortly before 11am this morning.
A school has been put on lockdown after someone claiming to have a GUN made threats online[/caption]
The threats were made “over the internet” and no-one has approached the area with a firearm, Greater Manchester Police confirmed.
Chief Inspector Liz Sanderson, of GMPs Wigan Division, said: “Armed officers have been deployed to the scene and the school has been locked down as a precaution.
“The threats were made over the internet and no-one has approached the area with a firearm.
“I’d like to reassure the public that officers will remain at the scene while we investigate.”
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