Mottingham schools in lockdown amid gunman reports

Mottingham schools in lockdown amid gunman reports

Three Bromley schools have been put on lockdown with unconfirmed reports of an armed person in the local area it has been reported.

A police helicopter was seen circling the area of Mottingham, this afternoon (February 11).

It was reported Castlecombe Primary School, St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School and Mottingham Primary School have all been closed.

One person on social media claims to have been “locked in the school” amid fears a gunman is on the loose in the area.

Police were spotted around the local shops on Beaconsfield Parade, also in Mottingham.

A spokesperson for The Met Police said: “Police were called at 15:08hrs on Tuesday, 11 February to a report of a male seen carrying a firearm at Dunkery Road, Bromley.

The immediate and surrounding areas were searched but there was no trace of the suspect or a firearm.

No arrests were made.

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