Damage caused to Sheffield school during incident

Damage was caused to school in Sheffield when a car was driven erratically around the school grounds this morning.

Tuesday, 13th February 2018, 11:11 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th February 2018, 11:15 am
A car crashed into the foyer area at Fir Vale School this morning

Police were called to a secondary school in Owler Lane, Sheffield just before 8.25am this morning (Tuesday 13 February), following reports that a black BMW was being driven at speed around the school car park and had caused damage to the entrance.

Staff and pupils escaped unharmed but children were sent home while a police investigation into the incident was launched.

Two men, aged 23 and 20 and both from Sheffield, have been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and causing criminal damage.

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Police officers at Fir Vale School

They are both in police custody.

Temporary Detective Chief Inspector Steve Ashmore, said: "The school will remain closed for the remainder of the day as officers conduct enquiries to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the incident and provide reassurance.

"We are confident that this is an isolated incident and there is no current risk to the school or the surrounding community."

Police officers at Fir Vale School