Barnsley College pupil detained after fellow student reported he was '˜carrying a gun' Â

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

Thursday, 20th September 2018, 16:57 pm
Updated Thursday, 20th September 2018, 17:02 pm
Police at Barnsley College - Credit: Melanie Clarke

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. 

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

Police at Barnsley College - Credit: Melanie Clarke

The college remained open throughout the operation.