A 17-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a knife at a college in Buckinghamshire.

Thames Valley Police officers were called to the Chaffron Way campus of Milton Keynes College at around 10:20am yesterday (November 9).

They arrested a 17-year-old boy from Milton Keynes on suspicion of possession of a knife in a public place and implemented a temporary lockdown of the campus. 

The teenager has since been released on police bail.

A spokesperson for the force also confirmed this morning (November 10) that no one had been injured during the incident and that the lockdown had now been lifted.

Adding: “Officers have spoken to the college staff, but there is no wider threat to the public.

“We would like to thank the college for their cooperation during this incident.”

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Milton Keynes College commented on its social media platforms: “Our Chaffron Way campus was briefly advised to lock down by Thames Valley Police due to an incident in the immediate area.

“This has now been resolved, and the campus is open as usual.”

A police investigation is currently active, and anyone with information about the incident can make a report on the Thames Valley Police website or call 101, quoting reference number 43230504168.

Alternatively, information can be submitted anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.