School locked down as armed police hunt man ‘wielding a machete’

A school was put on lockdown to keep children safe as armed police hunted a man ‘wielding a machete’ this afternoon.

Students at Brighton Aldridge Community Academy were not allowed to leave while Sussex police officers, assisted by a helicopter, searched the area.

A man with a weapon was spotted near a woodland just before 3pm on Thursday.

Parents said they received a ‘vague’ message alerting them to a problem, causing scenes of panic.

The message from the...
source: Metro

2020-09-17 22:41
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