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Sussex Police have praised the 'heroic' teachers at Crawley College who 'tackled an armed suspect' at the campus on Monday.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 4:58 pm

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Police at the scene. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

LIVE: Firearms incident at Crawley College

Last updated: Wednesday, 28 April, 2021, 16:56

  • Sussex Police praise ‘heroic’ Crawley College staff
  • The two people hurt in the incident were ‘not shot’ say police
  • ‘“We are liaising with officers at Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE). All lines of enquiry are open at this stage.’ says police chief
  • ‘“There were police everywhere. They were like ants. There was a helicopter flying above,’ says eye-witness
  • A gun and a knife have been seized after an incident earlier today at Crawley College
  • Man charged with multiple offences

Praise for police and staff from MP

Not being treated as a terrorist incident

Recap of today’s events

Crawley College incident: Recap of events

A Crawley teenager has been detained and a gun and a knife have been seized after a shooting incident earlier today.

The latest update from police

Crawley shooting: Police ‘liaising with counter terrorism officers’

A Crawley teenager has been detained and a gun and a knife have been seized after a shooting earlier today.

Crawley shooting: two people hurt ‘were not shot’ say police

Two people hurt in a ‘shooting’ at Crawley were not shot, police have confirmed.

Pictures from the scene

Firearms incident at Crawley College: in pictures

Two people have suffered injuries after shots were fired near Crawley College, police said.

Latest from the police

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