Leicester’s Avanti Fields faith school went into lockdown earlier today, following a fight between two students.
The incident happened at around 11.20am this morning (Wednesday, June 7), with officers called to the site.
The school, which sits in Furrow View, Hamilton, was put into lockdown causing parents to panic. However, an email assured them that the incident was ‘low risk’ and that all pupils were safe.
Yakub Ismail, Neighbourhood Policing Commander for East Leicester, confirmed that the reason for the lockdown, was due to a fight between two students.
“Officers were called to Avanti Fields School, Leicester, just after 11.20 this morning following a report of a fight between two students,” he said.
“During the fight no one was injured. The police attended and remain at the school to reassure parents or anyone concerned.”
The school is now out of lockdown.