23 Aug 2016

Threats force lockdown at Christchurch college

11:54 am on 23 August 2016

Christ's College in central Christchurch went into lock down this morning, after a man entered the school grounds and threatened staff.

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The man entered Christ's College this morning and threatened staff. Photo: Google Maps

Police said they were told shortly after 9am that the man had entered the school grounds on Rolleston Avenue and had made the threats.

The school went into lockdown and applied emergency procedures.

A police spokesperson said officers found the man about an hour later and were currently speaking to him about the incident.