Teenager sends college into lockdown as police called to incident

A COLLEGE went into lockdown today after reports of a disturbance on the premises.

Staff and students at The Hayling College went into a lockdown procedure after someone came into the college grounds.

The Hayling College. Picture: Chris Moorhouse

The Hayling College. Picture: Chris Moorhouse

The college in Church Road, Hayling Island, has confirmed that nobody was injured, and has quashed rumours that there was a knife involved with the incident.

A spokesman from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We were called at 10.10am to reports of a public order incident at The Hayling College.

‘It was reported that a teenage boy had caused a disturbance before leaving the premises.’

The college has confirmed to The News that the lockdown has now come to an end, with the rest of the day continuing as normal.