A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attacking three teachers at a school in Southampton.
Police were called to Redbridge Community School in the west of the city shortly after 11:30 BST amid reports of assaults.
The school later messaged parents to say the school had been put into temporary lockdown as a precaution due to an “unforeseen emergency”.
It said normal school business had since resumed.
Worried parents discussed the alert on social media with some speculating a knife had been involved but police said that was not true.
Pupils conduct ‘impressive’
A spokesman for Hampshire police said: “I can confirm that we were called at 11.38am today to a report of an assault at Redbridge Community School.
“It was reported that a student assaulted three teachers. No weapon was used.
“Officers attended and later arrested a 13-year-old boy on suspicion of three assaults.”
In a message to parents, the school said: “Due to an unforeseen emergency the headteacher made a decision to place the school into lockdown for a short period of time. At no time were members of staff or students at risk.”
The school said the temporary lockdown was taken as a precaution.
The message also said: “We would like to say how very impressed we were by the conduct of all the students, especially our new year 7s.”
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