Multiple police cars and armed cops are deployed at a high school in Wigan following reports of someone making threats that they had a gun. Officers were called to the scene at around 10.42am in response to online claims that someone had a “firearm”. Greater Manchester Police confirmed: “The threats were made over the internet and no-one has approached the area with a firearm.” The school, it is understood, was put under lockdown as a precaution.
They said: “At around 10.42am today (22 November 2021), police were called to reports that an individual was making threats to Golborne High School, Golborne, claiming they were in possession of a firearm.
“Armed officers have been deployed to the scene and the school has been locked down as a precaution.”
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