There are reports classrooms went into lockdown
Two teenagers have been arrested after an incident involving a weapon near a Derby school.
Officers from Derbyshire police were called near Da Vinci Community College in Chaddesden on Friday, September 10, after reports of a group of teenagers with a weapon near the site.
Officers from the force attended the scene and arrested two teenage boys and recovered a BB gun.
According to reports on social media, staff at the school prevented students from leaving the site while police dealt with the incident.
A spokesperson for Chaddesden, Derwent, Oakwood and Spondon Police Safer Neighbourhood Team said: "Yesterday [Friday], the SNT team arrested two teenagers after they were found with a BB gun.
"Officers were called to reports of a group of teenagers with a weapon near to Da Vinci Community College yesterday afternoon, September 10.
"Officers attended the scene and shortly after arrested two teenage boys and recovered a BB gun.
"Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone with any information is asked to contact the force using any of the below methods, including reference 21*526735."
This can be done in a number of ways:
- Sending a private message to the Derbyshire Constabulary Facebook page
- Sending a direct message to the contact centre on Twitter at @DerPolContact
- Completing the online contact form on the Derbyshire Constabulary website at http://www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us
- Phoning the police on the non-emergency 101 number
You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111