School in South Wales locked down after pupil receives threatening messages

A school in South Wales was locked down after a teenage pupil allegedly received threatening messages.

Gwent Police said Ebbw Fawr Learning Community in Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, was placed into lockdown at around 10.20am on Friday.

The force confirmed that police officers had attended the school, where they remained to provide reassurance.

A police spokeswoman said: “We have arrested a teenage boy on suspicion of making threats.

“The arrest did not take place on school premises and was not in the Ebbw Vale area.

“Our inquiries are ongoing.”

The incident comes after two teachers and a pupil sustained stab wounds at Ysgol Dyffryn Aman in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, on Wednesday.

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