Barnsley College pupil detained after fellow student reported he was ‘carrying a gun’  

Barnsley College was at the centre of a police incident this afternoon after a student claimed a fellow pupil was ‘carrying a firearm’. 

A number of police cars arrived at the college at around 12.20pm on Thursday after it was reported a pupil was seen carrying a gun. 

Police at Barnsley College - Credit: Melanie Clarke

Police at Barnsley College - Credit: Melanie Clarke

Police detained one boy following the incident and, following a search, said he was not in possession of a firearm or any weapon. 

The college remained open throughout the operation.