Bury College is currently on lockdown over reports of a person with a weapon
Police have confirmed they are on scene.
According to reports the college received a message stating there was a person with a weapon on the premises.
Teachers and students at Bury College, on Market Street, have been told to stay inside.
Some areas have been evacuated.
Coming live from bury college. Worrying scenes. pic.twitter.com/pEehzRl2hY
— lewis (@lewishamilton95) March 24, 2017
A Greater Manchester Police statement said: “At 10.50am on Friday 24 March 2017 police were made aware of a threat made to Bury College, Market Street, Bury.
“Officers are in attendance to establish the full circumstances. A precautionary evacuation has been conducted.”
Students at Bury College began tweeting about the incident after being kept in classrooms.
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